Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 63137
up2date code error behind proxy
Last modified: 2015-01-07 18:55:53 EST
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Description of problem:
Line 356 of /usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2date.py and subsequent 9 lines. It
is possible to pass through this small routine with ProxyUser not set to any
value. I find that setting proxyUser = None just prior to this routine allows
me to continue.
I believe there should be an else clause in the upper section so that if
cfg.readEntry("enableProxyAuth": is true and if cfg.readEntry("proxyUser") is
false, it will set proxyUser to None.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run up2date behind a proxy
2. The proxy doesn't need a username
3. The proxy doesn't need a password
Actual Results: I got an error traceback saying that proxyUser was undefined.
Expected Results: up2date should have installed the requested updates.
I have found this bug and fixed it several times in the past and it remains in
the current version.
Also, proxyPassword is not defaulted, just like proxyUser.
hmm, true. EnableProxyAuth shouldnt be enabled if a proxyUser
and proxyPassword isnt set. I didnt think the config tools
would allow that combination.
Workaround is to disable enableProxyAuth if your not using it.
I'll add the bits in that section to default proxyUser/proxyPasswd
to None in that case.