Why rhn_register fails with error "SSLCertificateVerifyFailedError instance has no attribute 'errmsg'"?

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Issue

  • The rhn_register command fails with error:
File "/usr/sbin/rhn_register", line 82, in ?
    app.run()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rhncli.py", line 66, in run
    sys.exit(self.main() or 0)
  File "/usr/sbin/rhn_register", line 64, in main
    ui.main()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/tui.py", line 1753, in main
    tui.run()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/tui.py", line 1645, in run
    result = win.run()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/tui.py", line 127, in run
    tui_call_wrapper(self.screen, rhnreg.getCaps)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/tui.py", line 70, in tui_call_wrapper
    FatalErrorWindow(screen, e.errmsg)
exceptions.AttributeError: SSLCertificateVerifyFailedError instance has no attribute 'errmsg'

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with rhn-client-tools-0.4.20-77.el5 or older package installed.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 with rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6 or older package installed.
  • Red Hat Network(RHN) Classic
  • Red Hat Network(RHN) Satellite

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