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Registration to SMT server fails with "login failed"

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5


Register a client to SMT reports following error:

command 'zypper --non-interactive refs SMT-<url>' failed
Error: zypper returned () with 'terminate called after throwing an instance of 'zypp::media::MediaUnauthorizedException' what(): Login failed.' SUSEConnect error: TypeError: no implicit conversion from nil to integer curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 403


Prior running registration check and remove custom ssl library from LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

If following command shows a result:

Remove for running bash:


LD_LIBRARY_PATH contains reference to a custom ssl/curl library which causes zypper commands to fail, because those are not compatible.


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  • Document ID:000019791
  • Creation Date: 20-Nov-2020
  • Modified Date:03-Dec-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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