Can't register a RHEL server to Satellite via Proxy

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Get an error when attempting to register a client system to a Satellite via an RHN Proxy

    [root@server  ~]# rhnreg_ks  --activationkey supercoolactivationkey --serverUrl http://rhnproxy.org/XMLRP --force
    An error has occurred:
    Internal Server Error
    See /var/log/up2date for more information
    [root@eagle ~]# tail -20 /var/log/up2date
    Internal Server Error
    [Mon Dec  6 18:11:20 2010] up2date
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "/usr/sbin/rhnreg_ks", line 216, in ?
        cli.run()
      File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rhncli.py", line 65, in run
        sys.exit(self.main() or 0)
      File "/usr/sbin/rhnreg_ks", line 90, in main
        rhnreg.getCaps()
      File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rhnreg.py", line 280, in getCaps
        s.capabilities.validate()
      File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rhnserver.py", line 156, in
    __get_capabilities
        self.registration.welcome_message()
      File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rhnserver.py", line 50, in __call__
        return rpcServer.doCall(method, *args, **kwargs)
      File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rpcServer.py", line 275, in doCall
        raise up2dateErrors.CommunicationError(e.errmsg)
    up2date_client.up2dateErrors.CommunicationError: Error communicating
    with server. The message was:
    Internal Server Error
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • Satellite

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