Why kubectl get pods displays the following error "API error (500): No command specified" ?

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  • kubernetes API error (500): No command specified message is noticed while executing the command kubectl get pods. The pod never gets scheduled
[root@XXX ~]# kubectl get pod
POD                   IP           CONTAINER(S)   IMAGE(S)   HOST                              LABELS                    STATUS    CREATED   MESSAGE
db-controller-q7h3b                             X.X.X.X/X.X.X.X                   name=db,selectorname=db   Pending   7 days    db             dbforweb                                                               Waiting             API error (500): No command specified


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1
  • kubernetes-master-0.17.1-4.el7.x86_64

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