Why Subscription manager is throwing "sslv3 alert certificate expired" error?

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  • Subscription-manager command is throwing following error while running with any argument:
sslv3 alert certificate expired
  • yum update is failing with below mentioned error message:
[root@MyBOX Desktop]# yum update
Loaded plugins: product-id, security, subscription-manager
sslv3 alert certificate expired


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux v 6.1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux v 5.8

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