Confirmed that the issue is fixed on OCP 4.7.17 nightly build 4.7.0-0.nightly-2021-06-12-151209, user can switch between containers without errors
OpenShift engineering has decided to not ship Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.7.17 due a regression https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1973006. All the fixes which were part of 4.7.17 will be now part of 4.7.18 and planned to be available in candidate channel on June 23 2021 and in fast channel on June 28th.
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory (OpenShift Container Platform 4.7.18 bug fix update), and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.