yum fails with "ExpiredIdentityCertException" error.

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  • yum fails with ExpiredIdentityCertException error.
  • Subscription status is "Unknown".
# subscription-manager status

   System Status Details
Overall Status: Unknown

# subscription-manager refresh
Your identity certificate has expired
  • Subscription-Manager error logs contain :-
2014-06-06 17:21:43,887 [ERROR]  @cache.py:250 - Bad identity, unable to connect to server


  • Red Hat Subscription Management (RHSM)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL)5.7 and onwards.

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