After disabling weak encryption on Satellite, older RHEL 6 clients cannot connect to Satellite.

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Older Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems(such as RHEL 6.7) produce the error [Errno 14] problem making ssl connection when connecting to a Red Hat Satellite with weak encryption disabled.
  • Complete example of error:
[root@rhel67 ~]# yum repolist
Loaded plugins: product-id, security, subscription-manager
https://satellite.example.com/pulp/repos/acme/Library/content/dist/rhel/server/6/6Server/x86_64/extras/os/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] problem making ssl connection
Trying other mirror.

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6.6 and greater
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
  • curl
  • nss
  • subscription-manager

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