virt-who configuration for Nutanix AHV fails with 403 error

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Unable to configure virt-who service in Nutanix AHV.
  • virt-who configuration for AHV fails with 403 error:
[virtwho.main ERROR] MainProcess(xxxxx):Thread-2 - Thread 'ahv' fails with error: HTTP Auth Failed post https://xx.xx.xx.xx:PORT/api/nutanix/v3/clusters/list.
 res: response: <Response [403]>


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Subscription Management(RHSM)
  • Nutanix AHV Hypervisor

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content