Docker pull fails to GET content

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  • When running OCP or the Red Hat-provided docker packages from behind a proxy, content is forbidden:

    # docker --log-level=debug pull | tee dockerpull.out
    Trying to pull repository ...
    Get Forbidden
  • Trying to pull a docker image from results in a "Forbidden" error:

    # docker pull
    Trying to pull repository ...
    1.0.0-1: Pulling from
    vb12636467c49: Downloading
    b538cc6febe6: Downloading
    5b150f598234: Downloading
    e4e6ce87a8de: Downloading
    e88b07307d72: Downloading
    a70dc0b87b2f: Downloading
    18793978a9fb: Downloading


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 3.x with a proxy configuration in /etc/sysconfig/docker
  • Red Hat-provided docker packages with a proxy configuration in /etc/sysconfig/docker

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