Subscription manager fails, returning "does not match a valid repository ID" error message

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Issue

  • I can not enable a repo.
  • Why do I receive the error message: "Error: '' does not match a valid repository ID. Use "subscription-manager repos --list" to see valid repositories."" when trying to enable a repo?
  • Subscription Manager returns error "does not match a valid repository".
  • How to resolve the following error?

    Error: 'rhel-7-x-y-z' does not match a valid repository ID. Use "subscription-manager repos --list" to see valid repositories.
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 6
    • 7
  • Subscription Manager

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