Why RHN Proxy installation fails with "unknown error - unhandled internal exception" or "Proxy need provisioning entitlements" error ?

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Issue

  • While installing Red Hat Network Proxy following error occurs:
# configure-proxy.sh

WARNING: upon deactivation attempt: unknown error - <Fault -2: 'unhandled internal exception: null'>

There was a problem activating the RHN Proxy entitlement:
WARNING: upon deactivation attempt: unknown error - <Fault -2: 'unhandled internal exception: null'>
Proxy activation failed! Installation interrupted.
API version: 6.0.0
WARNING: upon deactivation attempt: unknown error - <Fault -2: 'unhandled internal exception: null'>       
  • The following error may also be seen:
There was a problem activating the RHN Proxy entitlement:
ERROR: upon entitlement/activation attempt: unknown error - Fault 1047: 'Proxy need provisioning entitlements.'
Proxy activation failed! Installation interrupted.
API version: 6.0.2

Environment

  • Red Hat Network Proxy
  • RHN Satellite 5 and above

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