Host registration or subscription-manager refresh command failed with "400 - Bad Request" after upgrade to Red Hat Satellite 6.8.5

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  • Registering new host or subscription manager refresh command fails with "400 - Bad Request" after upgrade to Satellite 6.8.5.

      [root@rhel7-vm:~]#subscription-manager register --activationkey RHEL7 --org Example_Org
      The system has been registered with ID: 70620e3d-07dd-454a-8341-3b03468ad049
      The registered system name is: rhel7-vm
      Network error. Please check the connection details, or see /var/log/rhsm/rhsm.log for more information.
      [root@rhel8-client:~]#subscription-manager refresh
      Network error. Please check the connection details, or see /var/log/rhsm/rhsm.log for more information.
      [root@rhel8-client:~]#cat /var/log/rhsm/rhsm.log
      2021-04-15 02:10:09,203 [ERROR] subscription-manager:922948:MainThread - Unable to perform refresh due to the following exception: HTTP error (400 - Bad Request)
      2021-04-15 02:10:09,203 [ERROR] subscription-manager:922948:MainThread - HTTP error (400 - Bad Request)
      Traceback (most recent call last):
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/subscription_manager/", line 1058, in _do_command
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/subscription_manager/", line 32, in update
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/subscription_manager/", line 18, in run
          return action()
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/subscription_manager/", line 42, in _do_update
          return action.perform()
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/subscription_manager/", line 119, in perform
          expected = self._get_expected_serials()
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/subscription_manager/", line 292, in _get_expected_serials
          exp = self.get_certificate_serials_list()
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/subscription_manager/", line 272, in get_certificate_serials_list
          reply = self.uep.getCertificateSerials(identity.uuid)
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 1340, in getCertificateSerials
          return self.conn.request_get(method)
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 880, in request_get
          return self._request("GET", method, headers=headers, cert_key_pairs=cert_key_pairs)
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 906, in _request
          info=info, headers=headers, cert_key_pairs=cert_key_pairs)
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 765, in _request
          self.validateResponse(result, request_type, handler)
        File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/rhsm/", line 863, in validateResponse
          raise NetworkException(response['status'])
      rhsm.connection.NetworkException: HTTP error (400 - Bad Request)


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.8.5 or older
  • Red Hat Satellite 6.9.0

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