Red Hat Satellite 5.8 manifest import fails looking for Oracle Java repository channel entitlements

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Issue

  • After upgrading to Satellite 5.8, an attempt to import the manifest fails with the following message
Certificate specifies 6 of rhel-server-7-oracle-java channel family entitlements,
     of which 4 are flex entitlements.
     There are 10 systems in the base organization
     of which 3 are virtual (flex-capable).
     You might need to unentitle some systems in the base organization.
     You need to free 4 entitlements to match the new certificate.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6)
  • Red Hat Satellite 5.8
  • Oracle Java repository

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