Bootstrap script fails with invalid syntax while registering a RHEL 8 Sever with Red Hat Satellite 6

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  • script is failing on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 with below error while registering system to Red Hat Satellite 6 Server.

    # ./ -l admin -p 'xxxx' -s -L 'Location' -o 'Organization' -a ActivationKey -g HostGroup
     File "/root/", line 50
       print "[%sERROR%s], [%s], EXITING: [%s] failed to execute properly." %   (error_colors['FAIL'], error_colors['ENDC'],'%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S'), msg)
    SyntaxError: invalid syntax


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.5 or higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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