No authorization error on adding subscribe to PMDB

Document ID : KB000008453
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

Adding subscriber by sepmd command fails with following error:

$ /opt/CA/AccessControl/bin/sepmd -s <PMDB> <subscriber>
Failed to subscribe <subscriber> to Policy Model <PMDB>:
No authorization to access the Policy Model.

Cause:

The error shows that the user who runs sepmd command doesn't have admin authority on the target PMDB.

Resolution:

Run sepmd command by a user who has admin authority on the target PMDB.