Subscription-manager register fails with the error "Your identity certificate has expired"

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • When trying to register a new host to the Satellite Server or to the Customer Portal, subscription-manager fails with the error: "Your identity certificate has expired".

  • yum fails with ExpiredIdentityCertException error.

  • Subscription status is "Unknown".
# subscription-manager status

   System Status Details
Overall Status: Unknown


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.2
  • Red Hat Customer Portal
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL)5.7 and forward

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