Satellite-maintain health check (on Capsule) returns 'error: sslv3 alert bad certificate' due to hostname fqdn mismatch

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  • When running satellite-maintain health check (on Capsule), causes logging of errors in /var/log/foreman-proxy/proxy.log
  • Following error in proxy.log: "[E] SSL_accept returned=1 errno=0 state=error: sslv3 alert bad certificate"
  • When the system has shortname defined (together with proper fqdn) and is using custom certificates, produces this error: "Unable to communicate securely with peer: requested domain name does not match the server's certificate."


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.8
  • Satellite-Maintain

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