Getting "http error 401-unauthorized:invalid username or password error" while trying to register system
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- Red Hat Subscription Management (RHSM)
- While registering the client machine to the customer portal using the
subscription-manager registercommand, it fails with the below error:
# subscription-manager register --username "xxxxxx"--password "xxxxxxxx" Registering to: subscription.rhsm.redhat.com:443/subscription HTTP error (401 - Unauthorized): Invalid username or password. To create a login, please visit https://www.redhat.com/wapps/ugc/register.html
invalid username or passwordwhile trying to register the system with RHSM.
- To successfully register the system with subscription-manager (RHSM), blank space or hyphen must be avoided in the password.
- Reset the password, if the password contains a space in it.
To reset the password click here
Subscription-manager (RHSM) does not honor the value when a blank space or hyphen is added to a password, instead consider adding special characters is suggested.
Verify if the password contains blank space or hyphen.
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This solution works not in my case. My password doesn't contain blanks. Even with a legal password the registration of my system fails in that way.
I have the same issue also, trying to subscribe a x86_64 RHEL7.7 virtual machine
my issue was using the email address and not the username...
# subscription-manager clean
# subscription-manager register --username=username_under_change_password --auto-attach
# yum clean all
# yum repolist