Bug 90085 - rhnreg_ks does not work through proxy
rhnreg_ks does not work through proxy
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Fanny Augustin
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Reported: 2003-05-02 05:43 EDT by Nick Strugnell
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-20 16:39:39 EDT
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Description Nick Strugnell 2003-05-02 05:43:03 EDT
Description of problem: 
rhnreg_ks failes to write /etc/sysconfig/rhn/rhn_register correctly when a 
proxy is specifed. It correctly specifies httpProxy=proxy.blah.com:8080, but 
incorrectly specifies enableProxy=0, so the proxy is never actually used. 
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How reproducible: 
Steps to Reproduce: 
1. Install a new system 
2. Register using rhnreg_ks --proxy=proxy.foo.com:8080 
Actual results: 
rhnreg_ks times out as it can't contact the RHN servers 
Expected results: 
Successfull registration after a few seconds 
Additional info: 
Workaround: explicitly write /etc/sysconfig/rhn/{rhn_register,up2date} in the 

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