rhnreg_ks fails to register in Satellite with the error : "Error: Server Unavailable. Please try later"

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Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3

Issue

rhnreg_ks fails to register in Satellite with the error : "Error: Server Unavailable. Please try later"

[root@host ~]# rhnreg_ks  --force --activationkey  1-02b4d44f02e89166e2c5d64ec61efb49 --serverUrl http://satellite.example.com/XMLRPC
Error: Server Unavailable. Please try later.

Resolution

  • Altering the IP tables for satellite server fixed the issue.
  • Check the routing table and internal network setting.

Reference follow the article's mentioned below :

What TCP ports are required to be open on a Red Hat Satellite, Proxy and/or Client system?

How do I access RHN (yum/up2date/satellite-sync) through a firewall?

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