docker is showing errors during livliness probes indicating connection reset by peer

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Kubernetes liveliness probes are failing
  • The following errors in /var/log/messages:
level=error msg="Error running exec in container: rpc error: code = 2 desc = oci runtime error: exec failed: container_linux.go:247: starting container process caused \"process_linux.go:110: decoding init error from pipe caused \\\"read parent: connection reset by peer\\\"\"\n"


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host
  • OpenShift Container Platform
  • Docker

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