Why does Importing entitlement certificates for offline registration fail with "Error:You may not import certificates into a system that is registered to a subscription management service." ?

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Error observed with command subscription-manager import --certificate
# subscription-manager import --certificate=/tmp/<Downloaded_Entitlement_Cert>.pem
Error: You may not import certificates into a system that is registered to a subscription management service.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 6.1 and later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 7.0 and later
  • Red Hat Subscription Manager(RHSM)

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