System purpose status for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Server subscribed to Red Hat Satellite shows its status as Unknown.

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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Server is registered and subscribed to the Red Hat Satellite Server but the syspurpose status shows Unknown.
     [root@Starscream ~]# subscription-manager status
       System Status Details
     Overall Status: Current
     System Purpose Status: Unknown
  • Is there an option to disable syspurpose in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7?


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.4 and below
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.7

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