virt-who doesn't work properly. Error is output to /var/log/rhsm/rhsm.log. "NetworkException: Network error code: 429"

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virt-who doesn't work properly.
Error is output to /var/log/rhsm/rhsm.log.

2015-12-24 19:51:17,841 [ERROR] - Unable to recover, retry in 60 seconds.
2015-12-24 19:52:47,584 [ERROR] - Error in communication with subscription manager, trying to recover:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/virt-who/", line 207, in _send
result = self.subscriptionManager.hypervisorCheckIn(self.options.owner, self.options.env, virtualGuests, type=self.options.virtType)
File "/usr/share/virt-who/", line 92, in hypervisorCheckIn
return self.connection.hypervisorCheckIn(owner, env, mapping)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 754, in hypervisorCheckIn
return self.conn.request_post(url, host_guest_mapping)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 553, in request_post
return self._request("POST", method, params)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 478, in _request
self.validateResponse(result, request_type, handler)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 537, in validateResponse
raise NetworkException(response['status'])
NetworkException: Network error code: 429


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • virt-who

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