System Fails to Register with the Spacewalk Server Due to "Name or service not known" (Doc ID 2249545.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to register a client machine with the Spacewalk server, rhnreg_ks command fails with the below error messages.

Cause

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