Docker:Registry:Unable to pull from someone elses private registry

I want to pull a docker image from someone else private registry[]. When I am pulling a docker image I am getting this error

[root@bmcapp ~]# docker pull
Error response from daemon: Get x509: certificate signed by unknown authority

1) I tried adding ca.crt certificate given by them at this folder /etc/docker/certs.d/ .

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  • 2) Then in docker.service file at /usr/lib/systemd/system/ , I tried adding
    at this line in docker.service like this


    ExecStart=/usr/bin/dockerd --insecure-registry

    Then I restarted docker and daemon

    [root@bmcapp ~]#systemctl daemon-reload
    [root@bmcapp ~]#systemctl restart docker
    Job for docker.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status docker.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.`                                                                                   


    [root@bm ~]# docker info
    Containers: 113
     Running: 29
     Paused: 0
     Stopped: 84
    Images: 50
    Server Version: 1.13.1
    Storage Driver: overlay2
    Kernel Version: 4.1.12-61.1.28.el7uek.x86_64
    Operating System: Oracle Linux Server 7.3
    OSType: linux
    Architecture: x86_64
    CPUs: 4

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    Another way is to set the environment variable DOCKER_OPTS with the insecure registry, and restart the Docker daemon again.

    export DOCKER_OPTS="--insecure-registry"

    Then, try login to the registry.

    docker login

    If you want the environment variable to stick, put it in your bashrc / bash_profile

    A better way to do this is just use LetsEncrypt to generate a valid SSL cert.

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