- Vmware ESX server, Microsoft Hyper-V server or Hitachi Virtage
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 guest (Issue appears on 5.3 and lower, fixed in >=5.4)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 guest (Issue appears on 4.7 and lower, fixed in >=4.8)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 guest (Issue appears on 3.8 and lower, fixed in 3.9)
- One of these SKUs ("Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a Virtual Guest")
rhn_registerfails for vmware and hyper-v guests with "Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a Virtual Guest"
- Virtual system is consuming physical entitlement.
This issue should be fixed in the current version. If you encounter this issue, make sure you are running at least RHEL 5.4, RHEL 4.8, or RHEL 3.9 on the guest. If not, you will need to update.
If you are still getting this issue with the latest version, you likely don't have all of the updates. You will need to update the following packages to make this work:
yum (or up2date)
- RHN cannot tell that RHEL (Versions 5.3, 4.7, 3.8 and below) is running as a virtual guest on VMware, Hyper-V or Hitachi and thus does not know to request flex entitlements. Since the SKU has only flex entitlements,
rhn_registerattempts to grab regular entitlements and fails if none are available.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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