Registration succeeds via Certificate-based RHN, but yum updates fail

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

When issuing a yum update command after a successful registration, the following failure messages follow:

Trying new mirror

or

Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1

  • RHN Classic
  • Certificate-based RHN

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