Unable to install Virtualization Support on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • yum install virt-manager or yum install libvirt fails on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop with Multi-OS Option
  • Unable to activate the Multi-OS option without a subscription key

The document at http://www.redhat.com/f/pdf/rhel/rhel5_infosheet.pdf indicates Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop supports virtualization for up to 4 guests when the Multi-OS option is purchased.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop with Multi-OS Option
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop with Workstation and Multi-OS Options

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