- Red Hat Satellite 5.x
Activating the manifest file on
Red Hat Satellite 5.8fails with below error message:
# rhn-satellite-activate --manifest=/tmp/manifest.zip ERROR: Red Hat Satellite Entitlement Certificate failed to validate. MORE INFORMATION: Return value: 255 Standard-out: Standard-error: RHN::Exception: Required field slots not found in RHN::SatelliteCert=HASH(0xdaa4f0) RHN::Cert /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/RHN/Cert.pm 218 RHN::Exception::throw main /usr/bin/validate-sat-cert.pl 60 RHN::Cert::check_required_fields ERROR: RHN Entitlement Certificate failed to validate.
Activating a Red Hat Satellite certificate for
Red Hat Satellite 5.6/5.7results to lacking management/provisioning entitlement due to less entitlement in the generated certificate than the actual quantity assigned :
Attempting local RHN Certificate push (and therefore activation) Certificate specifies 10 of enterprise_entitled entitlements. There are 1090 entitlements used by systems in the base (id 1) organization. You might need to unentitle some systems in the base organization. You need to free 1080 entitlements to match the new certificate. In the WebUI, the entitlement is named Management. Certificate specifies 9 of provisioning_entitled entitlements. There are 913 entitlements used by systems in the base (id 1) organization. You might need to unentitle some systems in the base organization. You need to free 904 entitlements to match the new certificate. In the WebUI, the entitlement is named Provisioning. Activation failed, will now exit with no changes. <rhn-cert-field name="expires">2018-07-31 23:59:59</rhn-cert-field> <rhn-cert-field name="slots">9</rhn-cert-field> <rhn-cert-field name="monitoring-slots">0</rhn-cert-field> <rhn-cert-field name="provisioning-slots">9</rhn-cert-field>
- Regenerate the
Red Hat Satellite certificatewith subscriptions which provide Management Entitlement ('Smart management' or 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Smart management' subscriptions) and then activate the Red Hat satellite certificate on the Red Hat satellite server.
- Red Hat Satellite certificate was missing
slotsfield as none of the attached subscriptions were providing
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