VMware RHEL virtual guest loses subscription during migration / fail-over to another VMware Hypervisor

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  • RHEL VMware virtual guest loses its Virtual Datacenter subscription during migration or fail-over to another hypervisor in the vCenter. Fail-over mechanism (DRS/vapp/vmotion/vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is in place.
  • The same issue happens to RHEL virtual guest subscribed to hypervisor that has RHEL Server (Unlimited) subscription in Satellite6


  • Red Hat Subscription Management
  • Red Hat Satellite 6
  • Subscription Asset Manager (SAM)
  • VMware Hypervisor

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