While registering the system to RHN Classic it fails with error "We could not contact Red Hat Network (xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com)"

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • While registering the system to RHN Classic it fails with following error
Error message:
    We could not contact Red Hat Network (xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com)
    Make sure the network connection on this system is operational.

    Did you mean to register to a Red Hat Network Satellite or Proxy? If so, you can enter Satellite or Proxy
    location instead.

    You will not be able to successfully register this system without contacting a Red Hat Network server.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Network (RHN) Classic

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In