yum fails with error "Received HTTP code 403 from proxy after CONNECT".

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  • yum update fails with error Received HTTP code 403 from proxy after CONNECT while fetching the repositories from cdn.redhat.com using proxy server:-

    # yum update
    Updating Subscription Management repositories.
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - BaseOS (RPMs)                                                                        0.0  B/s |   0  B     00:00
    Errors during downloading metadata for repository 'rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms':
      - Curl error (56): Failure when receiving data from the peer for https://cdn.redhat.com/content/dist/rhel8/8/x86_64/baseos/os/repodata/repomd.xml [Received HTTP code 403 from proxy after CONNECT]
    Error: Failed to download metadata for repo 'rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms': Cannot download repomd.xml: Cannot download repodata/repomd.xml: All mirrors were tried


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