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Docker pull microsoft/nanoserver Error response from daemon: Get https://registry-1.docker.io/v2/: proxyconnect tcp: read tcp <windowsserverip>:62296-><proxyip>:<proxyport>: wsarecv: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host


#1

Expected behavior

Docker should be able to pull images

Actual behavior

Docker pull command fails with following error
Error response from daemon: Get https://registry-1.docker.io/v2/: proxyconnect tcp: read tcp <-windowsserverip>:62296-><-proxyip>:<-proxyport>: wsarecv: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host.

Information

  • host distribution and version Windows Server 2016 Standard Version 1607 (OS Build 14393.2248)

Steps to reproduce the behavior

  1. …Install docker on windows server 2016
    Install-Module -Name DockerMsftProvider -Repository PSGallery –Force
    Install-Package -Name docker -ProviderName DockerMsftProvider
    Restart-Computer -Force

  2. …Run docker pull command
    docker pull microsoft/nanoserver


#2

Issue is fixed, the catch was proxy environment variable. Removing HTTPS_PROXY environment variable worked for me. correct proxy config env variable for me was -
HTTP_PROXY http://