RHEL8-beta subscription issue

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I have downloaded the RHEL8-beta using subscription manager but i am not able to register my sustem using developer subscription. please check and suggest to resolve this issue.

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Hi Kailas,

You can't attach RHEL 8 Beta to the developer subscription currently ... you have to attach it to the RHEL 8 Beta subscription. :)

Search the Pool ID : sudo subscription-manager list --available

Attach the system : sudo subscription-manager attach --pool=<RHEL-8-Beta-Pool-ID>

Regards,
Christian

Hi Christian ,

Thanks for your reply i have been already tried above steps which you have provided but no luck please suggest further troubleshooting.

Hi Kailas,

Cleanup everything :

sudo subscription-manager remove --all
sudo subscription-manager unregister
sudo subscription-manager clean

Register the system :

sudo subscription-manager register
sudo subscription-manager refresh

Search the Pool ID :

sudo subscription-manager list --available

Attach the system :

sudo subscription-manager attach --pool=<RHEL-8-Beta-Pool-ID>

Now it should work. :)

Regards,
Christian

Hello,

I have re-register the system using pool id but still no luck.

Hi Kailas,

Make sure that the subscription isn't already in use and follow the instructions above ... start over from scratch. :)

Regards,
Christian

for you information i am using RHEL8-beta on oracle VM.

Hi Kailas,

It doesn't and shouldn't make a difference if the system is installed on bare metal or in a virtual machine. :)

Regards,
Christian

i have followed above steps but still no luck.... i am getting yum repolist command output as empty it just shows updating subscription manager repositories and subscription-manager list command shows status as not subscribed. as per https://developers.redhat.com/rhel8/install-rhel8-vbox this link i should get below 2 repository.

yum repolist

Updating Subscription Management repositories. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - AppStream Beta (RPMs) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - BaseOS Beta (RPMs

Hi Kailas,

As I said before, RHEL 8 Beta cannot be used with the developer subscription until the final edition is released. :)
You need to subscribe to RHEL 8 Beta explicitly and attach the system to the Red Hat Beta Access subscription.

Regards,
Christian

Are you using the right subscription? If I run subscription-manager list --consumed on one of my RHEL8 beta servers the first line after the header is

Subscription Name:   Red Hat Beta Access

If you don't have this then it presumably means you are haven't attached the subscription successfully or are trying to use the wrong subscription.

Hello,

for me it shows subscription name as: redhat Developer subscription and after that it show provides: in this i can see redhat beta and lot other things could you please do let me know how to attach a right subscription if i have not the right one.

Hi Kailas,

Here is an example from my RHEL 8 Beta system being attached to the RHEL 8 Beta subscription :

$ sudo subscription-manager list --consumed
+-------------------------------------------+
   Consumed Subscriptions
+-------------------------------------------+
Subscription Name:   Red Hat Beta Access
Provides:            Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian Beta
                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 Beta
                     Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for x86_64 Beta
                     Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for Power, little endian Beta
                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux Fast Datapath Beta for Power, little endian
                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 Beta
                     Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for ARM 64 Beta
                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Availability Beta
                     Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for IBM z Systems Beta
                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time Beta
                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems Beta
                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux Resilient Storage Beta
                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV Beta
                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux Fast Datapath Beta for x86_64
SKU:                 RH00069
Contract:            XXXXXXXX
Account:             XXXXXXXX
Serial:              7668473254897724996
Pool ID:             8a85f99b67105ae4016717e9bb1a0678
Provides Management: No
Active:              True
Quantity Used:       1
Service Level:       Self-Support
Service Type:        L1-L3
Status Details:      Subscription is current
Subscription Type:   Standard
Starts:              15.11.2018
Ends:                15.11.2019
System Type:         Physical

There you can see the Pool ID 8a85f99b67105ae4016717e9bb1a0678 that has to be used ... :)

sudo subscription-manager attach --pool=8a85f99b67105ae4016717e9bb1a0678

Regards,
Christian

I think that the Red Hat Beta listed there relates to betas for existing releases (the next one will presumably be for RHEL 7.7). If subscription-manager list --available doesn't list a subscription for Red Hat Beta Access then you presumably haven't registered for the beta yet in which case see https://developers.redhat.com/rhel8/getrhel8 . If it does list Red Hat Beta Access then you picked the wrong pool when you subscribed your VM so follow the instructions the clean up and subscribe again in an earlier post.

Hello,

Still i am not getting the red hat beta access i can get only Redhat developer subscription i have already gone through https://developers.redhat.com/rhel8/getrhel8 this link and downloaded the RHEl8 beta and installed it i also again followed the instructions the clean up and subscribed again in an earlier post but still no luck. could you please giude me how to get the red hat beta access subscription.

Hi Vinaya,

Did you request access to the RHEL 8 Beta program ? If you didn't, please do it and follow the instructions I've
provided. You will receive a mail that confirms your participation ... you might have to wait a little bit, until it is
activated. :)

Regards,
Christian

If you run

subscription-manager list --available

or

subscription-manager list --consumed

does either output contain the line

Subscription Name:   Red Hat Beta Access

Hello, it does not contain the which you have mentioned above(Subscription Name: Red Hat Beta Access) but instead it does contain redhat developer subscription. please do let me know how to obtain the subscription of Red Hat Beta access

Hi Kailas,

Here is the link to request access to the RHEL 8 Beta program ... :)
https://developers.redhat.com/download-manager/link/3855974

Regards,
Christian

See the instructions here that Christian Labisch posted an hour or two ago.

Hi Kailas,

FYI : I have tested the link (again) and I received a mail within minutes.
In my case I've got told that I'm already being subscribed - of course. :)

Regards,
Christian

I too have it but not sure why i am experiencing issue while subscribing my machine. could you please dig in it more if we can get to the solution. Please refer below email for your reference.

Thank you for your interest in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 beta. We have reviewed your Red Hat account and determined that your account either already has an active Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta subscription or you are not currently eligible to receive the RHEL 8 Beta subscription.

RHEL 8 Beta subscriptions are only available to customers who have an active subscription for a Red Hat product. However, subscriptions that will let you evaluate Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta are available at no cost by requesting a Red Hat Enterprise Linux evaluation or by joining the Red Hat Developer Program.

If you are unsure whether you already have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta subscription, you can check by visiting the Red Hat Customer Portal, https://access.redhat.com/management/

Learn more about Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta: https://access.redhat.com/products/red-hat-enterprise-linux/beta

For more information about Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta and requirements, visit: https://access.redhat.com/site/solutions/534743

Guides for installing, using, and developing with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta: https://developers.redhat.com/rhel8

Should you require further assistance, contact Red Hat Customer Service https://access.redhat.com/customerservice.html

Thank you for choosing Red Hat, Red Hat Customer Service

This message was automatically generated.

Hi Kailas,

Please contact the Red Hat Customer Support team then. :)

Regards,
Christian

Hello,

i did check and found i have 2 active subscription check below but i am not sure why i am not able to get red hat beta access.

Systems:

Below is a list of systems for this account.

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Name    Subscriptions Attached  Type    Last Check in   Errata
 Not Subscribedrhel8-beta.system.com    0   Virtual System  2019-04-01  Not Available
 Not Subscribedrhel8-beta.system.com    0   Virtual System  2019-03-30  Not Available
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Red Hat Developer Subscription

Overview Subscriptions Utilization Systems Content Active Subscription Status 1 Active Active Subscriptions Total Subscriptions 1 Expiring Soon 0 Eligible to Renew 0 Active 1 Expiring Soon (0) Eligible to Renew (0) Active (1) View All Active Subscriptions Entitlement Utilization 0% In Use Entitlements in Use 0% Entitlements Available 16 of 16 Systems Attached 0 View Utilization Details

View Systems Details

Product ID (SKU) RH00798 Support Level Self-Support Phone Support Web Support RHN Support Update Support View SLA Details

Architectures aarch64, ia64, ppc, ppc64, ppc64le, s390, s390x, x86, x86_64 Limits Sockets: 128 Multi-entitlement No Instance Based No Products Provided dotNET on RHEL Beta (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Red Hat Ansible Engine RHEL for SAP HANA - Update Services for SAP Solutions Red Hat Enterprise Linux Scalable File System (for RHEL Server) - Extended Update Support RHEL for SAP HANA - Extended Update Support Red Hat Container Images Beta Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host Beta Red Hat Container Images Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Availability (for RHEL Server) - Extended Update Support Red Hat Enterprise Linux Load Balancer (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Container Development Kit Red Hat Beta Red Hat EUCJP Support (for RHEL Server) - Extended Update Support RHEL for SAP (for IBM Power LE) - Update Services for SAP Solutions Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Availability for x86_64 MRG Realtime Red Hat Enterprise Linux Load Balancer (for RHEL Server) - Extended Update Support dotNET on RHEL (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Availability - Update Services for SAP Solutions Oracle Java (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Resilient Storage for x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - Update Services for SAP Solutions Red Hat Software Collections (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Performance Networking (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Scalable File System (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Performance Networking (for RHEL Server) - Extended Update Support RHEL for SAP - Update Services for SAP Solutions Oracle Java (for RHEL Server) - Extended Update Support Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - Extended Update Support Red Hat Developer Tools (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Software Collections Beta (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Red Hat Developer Tools Beta (for RHEL Server) RHEL for SAP - Extended Update Support Red Hat Developer Toolset (for RHEL Server) Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Performance Networking (for RHEL Compute Node) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Resilient Storage (for RHEL Server) - Extended Update Support Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Hana Red Hat S-JIS Support (for RHEL Server) - Extended Update Support

Hi Kailas,

I can't see two subscriptions, I can only see : "Not Subscribedrhel8-beta.system.com Not Available"
We're running in circles ... please request the RHEL 8 Beta Access subscription as described above.
If you have the Beta subscription and the commands still don't work, contact Customer Support. :)

Regards,
Christian

i believe now i got it look at below.

Contract 11897197

Order Details Subscriptions Systems Subscriptions purchased with this contract Filter results Filter by Subscription Number, Name, or SKU Filter by Subscription Number, Name, or SKU ActiveReady to RenewRecently ExpiredFuture DatedAll Subscription Number Subscription Name Quantity Start Date End Date Status Systems Attached 6093930 Red Hat Beta Access 1 2019-04-01 2020-03-31 Active 0

Hi Kailas,

As it says "Active 0", please wait until tomorrow until it is activated. Another possibility :
The subscription "might be" consumed (in use) by another installed RHEL 8 Beta system.
Un-register the other RHEL 8 system and register the new system ... or, leave it as it is. :)

Regards,
Christian

but still i can't get it i have removed all previous one and registered again but when i went to here https://access.redhat.com/management/subscriptions/6093930 and can see below np pool IDs is available it shows not available. Please suggest.

Pool IDs: Master Pools Not Available

Hi Kailas,

The subscription is from today ... please wait until it is activated, I suggest to wait until tomorrow.
If it still doesn't work tomorrow, then you definitely have to contact Red Hat Customer Support. :)

Regards,
Christian

Hello,

i tried today but still no luck and i am not able to raise a case with Red Hat Customer Support as i have just developer subscription and not paid subscription. can i send them email.

Hi Kailas,

You are having a problem with your subscription and that is supported, so please contact the support team by using
the link I've provided. Just select the support contact in your region - there you'll find the mail address. Good luck ! :)

Regards,
Christian

Hi Kailas,

As we've spent some time together ... I'm curious of course : Could the support team help you ? Could you solve the problem ? :)

Regards,
Christian

Hello,

Thanks for coming back i will check with support team

Good idea, Kailas ... once again : I wish you good luck ! :)

i am not getting email id please share it ASAP

Hi Kailas ! :)

Here is the mail address : customerservice@redhat.com

Regards,
Christian

ok Thanks

You're welcome, Kailas ! Please report back if and how it could be solved. :)

Regards,
Christian

yes sure just i emailed them .. i appreciate your prompt response

Hi Kailas,

I'm excited ... I can "set myself" into your (inconvenient) situation and try my best to help you getting out of it ... :)

Regards,
Christian

Hello,

issue has been resolved now.

That's great news, Kailas ! :) I'm glad that you've got it done ... what was the problem and how could it be solved ?

Regards,
Christian

not sure what they did i was not getting subscription name as: redhat beta access previously but now i am getting and i have registered my system using pool id. if you want you can go through the case CASE 02355966

Thanks Kailas ... good to know that my instructions and my advice to contact the support team were correct. :)

Regards,
Christian

By the way Kailas, I'm not able to access your personal support case, which is good because of privacy reasons. :)

Regards,
Christian

Hi Guru,

I'm having difficulty in adding the "Red Hat Beta Access" to my subscriptions. The link you provided to request the access seems to be not working now. https://developers.redhat.com/download-manager/link/3855974

Could you please provide a valid link to get my Red Hat Beta subscription.

Thanks, Swaroop.

I don't think RHEL8 beta subscriptions are available at the moment (I looked when my previous beta subscription expired). They might become available when RHEL 8.2 beta comes out, though it is possible they might now be handling testing through CentOS Stream instead.

Thanks for the response.