dbus_bindings.DBusException errors when running rhnreg_ks

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  • When attempting to register a system, the rhnreg_ks command will throw the following errors when invoked:

    Error reading hardware information: dbus_bindings.DBusException
    Error reading DMI information: dbus_bindings.DBusException
  • This has been observed when running rhnreg_ks inside of the %post section of a kickstart, or when the rhnreg_ks is invoked by hand via the command line.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Network or Red Hat Network Satellite

  • Installed rhn-setup packages older than version 0.4.19-17.

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