[Satellite 6] Virtual guest has an insufficient subscription status although it is a guest on a Hypervisor that has a proper RHEL for VDC subscription assigned

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • Virtual guest shows insufficient subscription even if the Hypervisor is properly attached with VDC subscription and all other guest in this Hypervisor is properly attach with guest subscription:
$ sudo subscription-manager attach --auto

Installed Product Current Status:
Product Name: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
Status:       Subscribed

$ sudo subscription-manager status
   System Status Details
Overall Status: Insufficient

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Virtual Datacenters, Premium:
- Guest has not been reported on any host and is using a temporary unmapped guest subscription.
  • After 24 hours, the guest losses it's subscription and cannot auto-heal


  • Satellite 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content