Error "The system is unable to redeem the requested subscription" when using 'subscription-manager redeem'

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Issue

  • Unable to redeem third-party subscription:
# subscription-manager redeem --email=user@example.com
The system is unable to redeem the requested subscription: VMware-42 38 10 50 d2 b1 46 94-81 4f f0 4e c0 4e 31 cc

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 or later
  • Subscription Manager (registered using Certificate-Based Management)

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