Why does podman fail to pull images with error "unable to retrieve auth token invalid username/password" in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8?

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Issue

  • Unable to pull images from registry.redhat.io with podman.
  • Attempting to pull images with podman results in the following error:
# podman pull registry.redhat.io/rhel8/rhel
Trying to pull registry.redhat.io/rhel8/rhel...Failed
error pulling image "registry.redhat.io/rhel8/rhel": unable to pull registry.redhat.io/rhel8/rhel: unable to pull image: Error determining manifest MIME type for docker://registry.redhat.io/rhel8/rhel:latest: unable to retrieve auth token: invalid username/password

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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