Cannot register new minions into SUSE Manager because of error A different object with the same identifier value ....

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SUSE Manager 4.3 Server
SUSE Manager 4.2 Server


Lately the SUSE Manager server has been registered as a minion to itself.

Fully working environment of SUSE Manager suddenly cannot register any new minions, and the error always is the same in
and looks like this at every attempt to register a new minion :
ERROR com.suse.manager.reactor.messaging.RegisterMinionEventMessageAction - Error registering minion id: *MINION*
org.hibernate.NonUniqueObjectException: A different object with the same identifier value was already associated with the session : [com.redhat.rhn.domain.server.ServerPath#com.redhat.rhn.domain.server.ServerPathId@12345678[server=com.redhat.rhn.domain.server.MinionServer@9876543[id=1000010004,[id=1,name=*ORG*],name=*MINION*,description=<null>,machineId=1234567890abcdef0987654321fedcba,minionId=*MINION*],proxyServer=com.redhat.rhn.domain.server.MinionServer@87654321[id=1000010002,[id=1,name=*ORG*],name=*MASTER*,description=<null>,machineId=0987654321fedcba1234567890abcdef,minionId=*MASTER*]]]


From the SUSE Manager server webGUI, find and delete the SUSE Manager minion, and then new minions will register again without error.


Registering the SUSE Manager server as a minion to itself is not supported.  The registration of the SUSE Manager server as a minion to itself will work, but break registration of new minions.:


Additional Information
  Do not register the SUSE Manager Server to itself. The SUSE Manager Server must be managed individually


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  • Document ID:000020993
  • Creation Date: 28-Feb-2023
  • Modified Date:20-Mar-2023
    • SUSE Manager for Retail
    • SUSE Manager Server

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