Why packages from activation key are not installed during registration

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  • There are packages in activation key to be installed during server registration.
  • After running rhnreg_ks --activationkey 1-mykeyid the server is registered but packages are not installed.


  • Red Hat Network Satellite version 5 and higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 and higher

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