Registration on Satellite 6 fails when RHEL 8 client has FIPS with a FUTURE crypto policy enabled

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Registration with Satellite 6 fails when, RHEL 8 client has FIPS with a FUTURE crypto policy enabled and has a custom SSL certificates with 2048 bit RSA key or less
  • Running any subscription-manager or yum command on RHEL 8 hosts registered with Red Hat Satellite fails with the following error:

     SSL certificate problem: EE certificate key too weak
     Unable to verify server's identity: [SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:897)`
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6+
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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