[RHEV] Why does adding a new RHEL host to RHEV-M fail with "Failed to read /root/.ssh/authorized_keys"?

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  • When trying to add a new RHEL host to RHEV-M, the process fails with below message in /tmp/vdsm-bootstrap-phase-.log file:
Fri, 10 May 2013 23:17:51 DEBUG    deployUtil 684 Failed to read /root/.ssh/authorized_keys


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 as Virtualization host
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1

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