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Bug 130886 - Profile sync fails via proxy
Profile sync fails via proxy
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Server (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Bret McMillan
Vlady Zlatkin
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Blocks: 151684
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Reported: 2004-08-25 11:50 EDT by Nick Strugnell
Modified: 2007-07-31 10:32 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: rhn372
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-11-07 16:49:08 EST
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rhn_check -vvv run when registered against a proxy (12.61 KB, text/plain)
2004-10-20 19:09 EDT, Vlady Zlatkin
no flags Details
rhn_check -vvv run when registered against a satellite (worked) (11.29 KB, text/plain)
2004-10-20 19:14 EDT, Vlady Zlatkin
no flags Details
what actions were performed, same for proxy and sat (7.78 KB, text/plain)
2004-10-20 19:15 EDT, Vlady Zlatkin
no flags Details

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Description Nick Strugnell 2004-08-25 11:50:17 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040303

Description of problem:
Tried to do a profile sync on a system connected to the satellite via
an RHN proxy. The sync required many packages to be downgraded.

This failed with a 'package not found' error on the first packages
that needed downgrading, presumably because it did not exist on the proxy.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
satellite 3.4, proxy 3.2

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Configure a profile sync for a server connected via a proxy.
2. Run rhn_check on the server.

Actual Results:  Failure - unfortunately do not have log results, but
the packages were not available on the proxy - there was a message
saying 'Mapping does not exist' or similar.

Expected Results:  profile sync should have worked.

Additional info:

Workaround: temporarily point the server directly at the satellite
rather than at the proxy (/etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date)
Comment 1 Nick Strugnell 2004-09-24 06:17:01 EDT
Can someone pick this up? British Airways are waiting on this.
Comment 2 Mihai Ibanescu 2004-10-07 00:35:59 EDT
Todd, can you please have a look?
Comment 3 Todd Warner 2004-10-07 02:43:32 EDT
Needs to be an issue tracker. Sorry I this did not crop up on my radar
Comment 4 Vlady Zlatkin 2004-10-20 19:07:39 EDT


created proxy 3.2 on rhel2.1
used sat on farm03
kickstarted another machine to rhel3u4, registered to proxy
did a package sync profile through web ui
rhn_check -vvv gave a file not found

worked when re-registered through the satellite and synced to the same
Comment 5 Vlady Zlatkin 2004-10-20 19:09:21 EDT
Created attachment 105561 [details]
rhn_check -vvv run when registered against a proxy
Comment 6 Vlady Zlatkin 2004-10-20 19:14:01 EDT
Created attachment 105562 [details]
rhn_check -vvv run when registered against a satellite (worked)
Comment 7 Vlady Zlatkin 2004-10-20 19:15:38 EDT
Created attachment 105564 [details]
what actions were performed, same for proxy and sat
Comment 8 Vlady Zlatkin 2004-10-21 10:29:36 EDT
upon further investigation, i found that in both cases the profile
sync fails, if the machine is connected directly to a satellite the
error message is only displayed on the satellite's webui and not
during rhn_check
Comment 9 Todd Warner 2004-11-05 03:35:49 EST
What precisely is failing though?
Comment 11 David Lawrence 2005-09-25 19:43:07 EDT
Attempting change to NEEDINFO_QA
Comment 12 David Lawrence 2006-04-12 14:38:33 EDT
The status NEEDINFO_QA has been deprecated in favor of NEEDINFO. Moving bugs to
Comment 13 Mike McCune 2006-08-01 12:34:03 EDT
reassigning to bretm

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