Why "auto" option does not work with subscription manager when machine specific subscription is available?

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Issue

Why "auto" option does not work with subscription manager when there is machine specific subscription is available?

# subscription-manager subscribe --auto 
Installed Product Current Status:

ProductName:            Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop
Status:                 Not Subscribed

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux v 6.2
  • Red Hat Subscription Management

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