Bug 1477728 - Upgrade to Sat 5.8 caused url change in kickstarts, have to edit and republish by hand to correct url.
Upgrade to Sat 5.8 caused url change in kickstarts, have to edit and republis...
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Provisioning (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jiří Dostál
Patrik Segedy
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Blocks: sat58-errata
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Reported: 2017-08-02 14:00 EDT by Amy Farley
Modified: 2017-09-14 10:43 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: spacewalk-java-2.5.14-96-sat
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Description Amy Farley 2017-08-02 14:00:45 EDT
We upgraded a Sat 5.6 to 5.8. After, all old kickstarts will not work, as they show a (now) incorrect url. The only way to correct is to modify each one and then republish. 

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1. SNAG-0007.jpg (630 KB)

kickstart with broken URL post upgrade

2. SNAG-0008.jpg (613 KB)

kickstart, post upgrade, fixed by choosing different OS, saving, then re-selecting correct OS again.

Is there a way to republish to get the correct url?
Comment 5 Tomas Lestach 2017-08-14 10:21:19 EDT
Based on Comment 4 I'm switching the BZ to MODIFIED (patch available in upstream).
Comment 9 Tomas Lestach 2017-08-25 07:52:28 EDT
*** Bug 1485010 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 12 Patrik Segedy 2017-09-12 08:54:18 EDT
On Satellite 5.8 it works asi described in Bug 1436634
1. Change url option in advanced options to /var/satellite/rhn/kickstart/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-7-7.3
2. according to Bug 1436634 in kicstart file should be:
url --url http://<satellite_fqdn>/ks/dist/org/1/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-7-7.3
instead of:
url --url http://<satellite_fqdn>/var/satellite/rhn/kickstart/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-7-7.3

With spacewalk-java-2.5.14-96.el6sat.noarch 
1. Change url option to /var/satellite/rhn/kickstart/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-7-7.3
2. Kickstart file is correct
url --url http://<satellite_fqdn>/ks/dist/org/1/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-7-7.3

Upgrade from 5.6
1. Use older version of spacewalk-java to create valid kickstart profile through WebUI. There is same issue as described in Bug 1388073 with latest spacewalk-java
2. After upgrade to 5.8 url option changed to "--url http://<satellite_url>/rhn/kickstart/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-7-7.2". Thus kickstart is not working.
3. Install latest spacewalk-java-2.5.14-97.el6sat.noarch
4. rhn-satellite restart
5. Old kickstart remained the same. Kickstart still has wrong url path

Problem is that patch from Bug 1436634 changes url path to correct one, when provided path in advanced options is complete (--url /var/satellite/rhn/kickstart/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-7-7.2). Path like this will be changed to correct one in kickstart file (url --url <fqdn>/ks/dist/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-7-7.2). In case of this bug, the path in advanced options is just "--url /rhn/kickstart/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-7-7.2" (without /var/satellite/) and this won't result in correct kickstart file. In kickstart file remain --url <fqdn>/rhn/kickstart/... and not the correct one <fqdn>/ks/dist/...

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