But whenever I tried to execute:
It looked like it worked until the very first time I tried to use the tunnel:
oc port-forward mysql-2-zjx6u 3306:3306
I1020 11:38:54.754799 8356 portforward.go:227] Forwarding from 127.0.0.1:3306 -> 3306 I1020 11:38:54.757299 8356 portforward.go:227] Forwarding from [::1]:3306 -> 3306 I1020 11:39:10.824839 8356 portforward.go:253] Handling connection for 3306 E1020 11:39:10.833340 8356 portforward.go:312] An error occurred forwarding 3306 -> 3306: Error forwarding port 3306 to pod mysql-2-zjx6u_myfear, uid : Unable to do port forwarding: socat not found.Turns out, that the needed socat package isn't installed on the all-in-one-vm. In order to fix that, you have to ssh into the instance:
And install socat:
After that you're able to use the tunnel and forward ports to your OpenShift pod.
sudo /bin/yum install socat