Connect API connection error: Name or service not known

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I am trying to use the OnePassword SDK for Python, however when trying to get an item a connection error is occurring.

The client creation is as follows:

self.api_client: Client = new_client(self.api_host, self.token)

where the values for api_host and token is matching the ENV VAR values OP_CONNECT_HOST and OP_CONNECT_TOKEN from the connect server deployment. Please note that the Connect Server and Operator deployment work as expected.

There is no error when creating the client itself, but when trying to use it the first time:

self.api_client.get_item(item_id, vault_id)

requests.exceptions.ConnectionError: HTTPConnectionPool(host='onepassword-connect', port=8080): Max retries exceeded with url: /v1/vaults/kzkqpu44pencnzsrkjx6rgaz5m/items/zsap3pmz7agzo7gsx5rhac2tqy (Caused by NewConnectionError('<urllib3.connection.HTTPConnection object at 0x7f7e6986cb80>: Failed to establish a new connection: [Errno -2] Name or service not known'))

An additional information is that the service from which I am trying to use the python api client is in a separate namespace then the connect server namespace is deployed to, but both namespaces are in the same Kubernetes cluster. No TLS has been used when deploying the Connect server an operator.

Apart from using host value of http://onepassword-connect:8080, I also tried using http://connect-api:8080 as per your documentation on, however same error happens...

I don't see what could be wrong with the client usage. Any advice what else to to try?

Thanks in advance

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  • irena
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    I had another try where I replaced the hostname with the pod IP address, and then the get item call worked. Obviously, I cannot use the IP address in production, so I still need help in resolving this issue.

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