The yum with --installroot option does not work when subscription-manager plugin is enabled ?

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  • When system has been registered using subscription-manager, yum with --installroot option does not work,
# yum install xz --installroot=/diskless
Loaded plugins: downloadonly, product-id, security, subscription-manager
This system is receiving updates from Red Hat Subscription Management.
Setting up Install Process
No package xz available.
Error: Nothing to do


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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