Why bootstrap.py registration fails with an error [SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:579)?

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Issue

  • Registration fails with below error:
[NOTIFICATION], [2019-03-14 10:55:27], [Writing FQDN katello-fact]
An error occured: <urlopen error [SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:579)>
url: https://satellite.example.com:443/api/v2/hostgroups/?search=title%3D%22hg-itops-sandbox%2Fgeneric-rhel75eus%22
error: <urlopen error [SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:579)>

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 7.x

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