Bug 159697 - Registration silently performed on server while choking on client.
Registration silently performed on server while choking on client.
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
4.0
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Bryan Kearney
Amy Owens
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Reported: 2005-06-07 01:25 EDT by Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
Modified: 2013-01-10 03:48 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHEL 5
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Last Closed: 2008-04-21 15:36:01 EDT
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Description Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan 2005-06-07 01:25:35 EDT
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Description of problem:
rhn_register choked and issued an error message when it tried to pass hardware 
info.  On the client, rhn_register continued to requested information to pass to 
the server, as if no registration had occurred.  Meeting the demands of the 
client caused multiple registrations with the server which were not discovered 
until after-the-fact. (up2date whine of exhausted channels.)

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get a system with the hardware that I have.
2. Leave checked the hardware reporting option of rhn_register.
3. Attempt to register.
  

Actual Results:  On the client, rhn_register continued to requested information to pass to the 
server, as if no registration had occurred. &c.

Expected Results:  The registration on the server should be deleted if rhn_register doesn't 
continue to the next step.

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