Registering System to RHSM or Migrating System from RHN to RHSM Gives Error "System certificates corrupted. Please reregister."

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  • I am trying to register my RHEL system to RHSM using subscription-manager register and receive the below message; or
  • I am trying to migrate my RHEL system from RHN to RHSM using rhn-migrate-classic-to-rhsm and receive the message:
System certificates corrupted. Please reregister.


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