Installation of katello-ca-consumer-latest.noarch rpm shows a warning "p11-kit: Couldn't parse PEM block of type CERTIFICATE"

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  • While installing katello-ca-consumer rpm in the client host, package gets installed with the following warning:

    # yum localinstall katello-ca-consumer-latest.noarch.rpm
    Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.
    Installing :
    p11-kit: Couldn't parse PEM block of type CERTIFICATE         // warning
    p11-kit: Couldn't parse PEM block of type CERTIFICATE
    Verifying  :                                                                                                                                    1/1 
    Installed: 0:1.0-X
  • Execution of yum repolist or yum install package_name fails with the following errors:

    # yum repolist [Errno 14] curl#35 - "You are attempting to import a cert with the same issuer/serial as an existing cert, but that is not the same cert."


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