Docker cannot be startedup due to error: Cannot add dependency job for unit docker.service, ignoring: Unit is not loaded properly: Invalid argument.

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  • Docker service cannot be startedup and caused openshift node offline.
  • This issue cannot be recovered by restarting docker service.
  • This issue cannot be recovered by rebooting node.


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.X
  • Docker 1.13.X

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