The "subscription-manager" command returns "wrong version number" while registering system.

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  • When trying to register a machine with with Red Hat Subscription Management, the "subscription-manager" command returns "wrong version number".
# subscription-manager register --username=redhatuser --password=redhatpassword 
wrong version number


  • Red Hat Subscription Manager (RHSM)
  • HTTP Proxy configured in rhsm.conf

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