404 error when trying to download "rhel-guest-image-7.0-20140618.1.x86_64.qcow2" kvm guest image.

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  • When trying to download rhel-guest-image-7.0-20140618.1.x86_64.qcow2 kvm guest image, I am getting thge below error message:
    Status code: 404


  • Register a RHEL7 system to Red Hat Network(RHN) and subscribe to rhel-x86_64-server-rh-common-7 channel.

  • Then use the below command to install the latest version of rhel-guest-image package:

# yum install rhel-guest-image*
  • After installing this package go to /usr/share/rhel-guest-image-7/rhel-guest-image-7.0-xxxxxxxx.x.x86_64/images/rhel-guest-image-7.0-xxxxxxxx.x.x86_64 directory to get the qcow2 image file.

NOTE: The package version may very based on the release of rhel-guest-image package.

Root Cause

  • There are some issue with the download link of the rhel-guest-image-7.0-20140618.1.x86_64.qcow2 guest image.
  • Component
  • kvm

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