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"rhn-plugin: Network Error: Unknown Group" While Registering Spacewalk Client (Doc ID 2316734.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2020

Applies to:

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


When trying to register the Oracle Linux 6 client to spacawlk server 2.6, it failed:

# rhnreg_ks --sslCACert=/usr/share/rhn/RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT --serverUrl=https://<HOSTNAME>.<DOMAINNAME>.COM/XMLRPC --activationkey=1-<KEY>
An error has occurred:
rhn-plugin: Network error: unknown group'

log /var/log/up2date shows: 



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