OpenShift 'oc cluster up' command getting "Error inspecting image" or "Error pulling docker image" from 'registry.redhat.io'

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Issue

When trying to run oc cluster up command, even without any external firewall, iptables or SELinux internal rules preventing the connection, the output is one of the following error messages:

  • Error inspecting image from registry.redhat.io/openshift3/ose-control-plane:v3.11:

    # oc cluster up
    Getting a Docker client ...
    Checking if image registry.redhat.io/openshift3/ose-control-plane:v3.11 is available ...
    error: unexpected error inspecting image registry.redhat.io/openshift3/ose-control-plane:v3.11
    
  • Error pulling docker image from registry.redhat.io/openshift3/ose-cli:v3.11:

    # oc cluster up
    Getting a Docker client ...
    Checking if image registry.redhat.io/openshift3/ose-control-plane:v3.11 is available ...
    Pulling image registry.redhat.io/openshift3/ose-control-plane:v3.11
    Pulled 1/5 layers, 20% complete
    Pulled 1/5 layers, 34% complete
    Pulled 2/5 layers, 48% complete
    Pulled 2/5 layers, 54% complete
    Pulled 2/5 layers, 61% complete
    Pulled 3/5 layers, 74% complete
    Pulled 3/5 layers, 79% complete
    Pulled 3/5 layers, 85% complete
    Pulled 3/5 layers, 91% complete
    Pulled 4/5 layers, 94% complete
    Pulled 4/5 layers, 98% complete
    Pulled 5/5 layers, 100% complete
    Extracting
    Image pull complete
    Pulling image registry.redhat.io/openshift3/ose-cli:v3.11
    error: error pulling Docker image registry.redhat.io/openshift3/ose-cli:v3.11
    

Environment

  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 3.11
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5, 7.6

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