virt-who configuration for Nutanix AHV fails with HTTP Auth Failed error with response code 401

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  • Unable to configure virt-who service in Nutanix AHV.
  • virt-who configuration for AHV fails with HTTP Auth Failed error.
  • virt-who throwing 401 error as below:

    [virtwho.main DEBUG] MainProcess(608399):Thread-2 - Logging into Acropolis server https://x.x.x.x:<port>/api/nutanix/v2.0
    [virtwho.main ERROR] MainProcess(608399):Thread-2 - Thread 'ahv' fails with error: HTTP Auth Failed get https://x.x.x.x:<port>/api/nutanix/v2.0/clusters. 
    res: response: <Response [401]>


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Subscription Management (RHSM)
  • Nutanix AHV

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