"Error: no container with name or ID <container> found: no such container" starting a container

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Usually seen in Tripleo systemd services that start a container, it's not possible to start them with systemd or even with "podman start "
  • For example:

    # systemctl start tripleo_neutron_dhcp
    ... paunch-start-podman-container[74940]: Error: unable to find container neutron_dhcp: no container with name or ID neutron_dhcp found: no such container
  • Mentioned container is not listed with "podman ps -a"

  • Trying to paunch the container again returns a storage ID saying that container with that name is still using it


  • Red Hat Openstack Platform 16.1
  • Red Hat Openstack Platform 16.2

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