Chapter 14. Impersonating the system:admin user

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14.1. API impersonation

You can configure a request to the OpenShift Container Platform API to act as though it originated from another user. For more information, see User impersonation in the Kubernetes documentation.

14.2. Impersonating the system:admin user

You can grant a user permission to impersonate system:admin, which grants them cluster administrator permissions.


  • To grant a user permission to impersonate system:admin, run the following command:

    $ oc create clusterrolebinding <any_valid_name> --clusterrole=sudoer --user=<username>
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