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Registering Oracle Linux System to ULN Fails with "This system profile has already been registered." (Doc ID 1669286.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


Unable to register Oracle Linux server to ULN and receive a message "Problem registering system: This system profile has already been registered."  


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 For cause 1 The server was previously registered by someone, even /etc/sysconfig/rhn/systemid doesn't exist
 For cause 2 The server is a virtual machine running on Oracle VM or Xen based hypervisors, which is a clone of another registered system

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