I have RHEL6 system that is registered to rhn via subscription-manager. I'am trying to install package java-1.6.0-sun-devel which is in rhel-6-server-optional-rpms repository, According to this Redhat Documentation. My system is behind proxy, so I need to enter command: "subscription-manager repos --list --proxy=myproxy.com:666" but this gives an error: "no such option --proxy". Subscription-manager's man-page does include --proxy as common option and I have used it to register this machine. Can you guys tell what's wrong?

/var/log/rhsm/rhsm.log reports timed out connection.

Thank's from all the help!

edit 1. Some typos..


Try the other method of configuring a proxy server for Subscription Manager. This will also make the configuration persistent so that you won't have to specify it every time.

subscription-manager config --server.proxy_hostname=proxyserver.example.com --server.proxy_port=8080

See Red Hat's documentation (not the page you quoted!) for further details.


Check the proxy settings for subscription-manager in this below file:


Set the correct value for proxy_hostname and proxy_port. If needed fill out the proxy_user and proxy_password lines as well.

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