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Bug 212866 - 'Fatal Error' message says %s instead of server name
'Fatal Error' message says %s instead of server name
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rhn-client-tools (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Shannon Hughes
Corey Welton
: 212044 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 216873
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Reported: 2006-10-29 15:31 EST by Beth Nackashi
Modified: 2013-01-10 05:12 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: beta2
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Last Closed: 2006-12-22 20:50:11 EST
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Description Beth Nackashi 2006-10-29 15:31:07 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060911 Red Hat/ Firefox/

Description of problem:
rhn_register could not contact the RHN server as configured in /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date.  The Fatal Error message said:

We can't contact the Red Hat Network Server.
Double check the location provided - is '%s'
If not, you can correct it and try again.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Configure a server in /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date (serverURL) that is valid but unreachable.  In this case it was:



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Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-10-30 11:41:17 EST
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 3 Ken Ganong 2006-10-30 15:48:29 EST
*** Bug 212044 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 James Slagle 2006-11-27 17:51:04 EST
Committed a fix for this:

[up2date_client]$ svn diff tui.py 
Index: tui.py
--- tui.py      (revision 106460)
+++ tui.py      (working copy)
@@ -64,7 +64,7 @@
         results = func(*params)
     except up2dateErrors.CommunicationError, e:
-        FatalErrorWindow(screen, HOSTED_CONNECTION_ERROR)
+        FatalErrorWindow(screen, HOSTED_CONNECTION_ERROR % cfg['serverURL'])
     except up2dateErrors.SSLCertificateVerifyFailedError, e:
         FatalErrorWindow(screen, e.errmsg)
     except up2dateErrors.AuthenticationOrAccountCreationError, e:
[up2date_client]$ svn ci tui.py 
Sending        tui.py
Transmitting file data .
Committed revision 106530.
Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-12-22 20:50:11 EST
A package has been built which should help the problem described in 
this bug report. This report is therefore being closed with a resolution 
of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the solution does 
not work for you.

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