Is the 'REST API' for the new Certificate Based Subscription Management documented/supported ?

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  • Transitioning from the classic subscription management to the certificate based system.
  • Want to automate as much as possible and looking into scripting the registration and entitlement of hosts.
  • Upon inspection of the python code for the subscription-manager tool, found that it uses the REST API at
  • Is this REST API documented and is its use supported?
    It is based on the candlepin project, which has API documentation.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 & above
  • subscription-manager

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