Bug 972472 - yum can not update or install any new software
Summary: yum can not update or install any new software
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: yum-rhn-plugin
Version: 6.3
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Michael Mráka
QA Contact: Red Hat Satellite QA List
Depends On:
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Reported: 2013-06-09 16:21 UTC by bunnyman2000
Modified: 2014-06-25 06:06 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-06-25 06:05:29 UTC
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Description bunnyman2000 2013-06-09 16:21:24 UTC
Description of problem:Unable to install or update software using Yum or Software Update tool.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Redhat 6.3

How reproducible:Run 'yum update' or try to install any package with 'yum install'

Steps to Reproduce:
1.yum update

Actual results:A window pops up saying "An Internal System Error Has Occured" with the following report:

Error Type: <class 'up2date_client.up2dateErrors.NetworkError'>
Error Value: Network error: 
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 3278, in <module>
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 3274, in main
    backend = PackageKitYumBackend('', lock=True)
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 238, in __init__
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 321, in doLock
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py, line 1777, in doLock
    if self.conf.uid != 0:
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py, line 901, in <lambda>
    conf = property(fget=lambda self: self._getConfig(),
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py, line 358, in _getConfig
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/plugins.py, line 184, in run
    func(conduitcls(self, self.base, conf, **kwargs))
  File : /usr/share/yum-plugins/rhnplugin.py, line 114, in init_hook
    login_info = up2dateAuth.getLoginInfo()
  File : /usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateAuth.py, line 219, in getLoginInfo
  File : /usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateAuth.py, line 186, in login
    li = server.up2date.login(systemId)
  File : /usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rhnserver.py, line 51, in __call__
    return rpcServer.doCall(method, *args, **kwargs)
  File : /usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rpcServer.py, line 206, in doCall
    ret = method(*args, **kwargs)
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/xmlrpclib.py, line 1199, in __call__
    return self.__send(self.__name, args)
  File : /usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rpcServer.py, line 39, in _request1
    ret = self._request(methodname, params)
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rhn/rpclib.py, line 383, in _request
    self._handler, request, verbose=self._verbose)
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rhn/transports.py, line 171, in request
    headers, fd = req.send_http(host, handler)
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rhn/transports.py, line 702, in send_http
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rhn/connections.py, line 222, in connect
  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rhn/SSL.py, line 76, in init_ssl

Expected results: Yum should have updated the installed packages or installed new packages.

Additional info: I have no problem getting to the internet through this server.  This is a virtual server that is accessed and created by Oracle VM VirtualBox

Comment 1 Zdeněk Pavlas 2013-06-10 07:08:59 UTC
Looks like a certificate problem.. is the system time set properly?

Comment 3 Michael Mráka 2013-06-10 08:30:09 UTC
Does yum work if you disable rhnplugin?
Does the server have correct SSL certificate specified in /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date?
What's the output of rhn_check -vv?

Comment 4 RHEL Program Management 2013-10-14 03:23:21 UTC
This request was not resolved in time for the current release.
Red Hat invites you to ask your support representative to
propose this request, if still desired, for consideration in
the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Comment 5 bunnyman2000 2014-06-24 14:54:28 UTC
Please close this ticket.

Comment 6 Michael Mráka 2014-06-25 06:05:29 UTC
Closing on reporters request (comment #5).

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