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Here When You Need Us script returns "invalid option"

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SUSE Manager 4.1 Proxy
SUSE Manager 4.0 Proxy


To configure TFTP on a SUSE Manager Proxy, the script is run. 
It interactively collects details on host names and IP addresses.

On SUSE Manager Proxy 4.x returns "Error: Invalid option":
# --tftpbootdir=/srv/tftpboot
Error: Invalid option --tftpbootdir=/srv/tftpboot
TFTP Boot directory [/srv/tftpboot]: 



The SUSE Manager Proxy maintenance updates (susemanager-tftpsync-recv) released February 2021, include the patch fixing the option parsing in configure-tftpsync.


The script was missing '=*' in the options of the case statement.
Only the option --answer-file (--answer-file=*) parse_answer_file $1;;) had it set correctly.


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  • Document ID:000019828
  • Creation Date: 25-Mar-2021
  • Modified Date:25-Mar-2021
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