skopeo copy fails with unable to retrieve auth token even if podman pull succeeds

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After podman login & podman pull from registry is successful, skopeo copy operation fails with error:

    unable to retrieve auth token: invalid username/password:


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
    • 4.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 8.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux CoreOS (RHCOS)
  • podman
  • skopeo

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