Virt-who logs contain "Server error attempting a POST to /rhsm/hypervisors?owner=ORG&env=ENV returned status 500"

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The virt-who server should be able to report to Satellite 6 via RHSM, however the below traceback is witnessed in the virt-who logs:

2016-03-21 11:03:06,378 [ERROR] - Error in communication with subscription manager:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/virt-who/", line 107, in send
  File "/usr/share/virt-who/", line 134, in _sendGuestAssociation
    result = manager.hypervisorCheckIn(report.config, report.association, report.config.type)
  File "/usr/share/virt-who/manager/subscriptionmanager/", line 152, in hypervisorCheckIn
    return self.connection.hypervisorCheckIn(config.owner, config.env, serialized_mapping)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 815, in hypervisorCheckIn
    return self.conn.request_post(url, host_guest_mapping)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 605, in request_post
    return self._request("POST", method, params)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 530, in _request
    self.validateResponse(result, request_type, handler)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 578, in validateResponse
RemoteServerException: Server error attempting a POST to /rhsm/hypervisors?owner=ORG&env=Library returned status 500


  • Red Hat Satellite 6
  • Virt-who (running on an external server or on a self-registered Satellite server)

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