Signature Check Failure in YaST Online Update

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9


When fetching updates the error:

ERROR: Signature check for patch info files failed. Cannot load patch information.

is given just after entering user credentials.


This problem may be caused by an improperly configured proxy. Check the proxy settings in YaST > Network Services > Proxy and try again.

Additional Information

This is not the only cause for this error. See the openSUSE SDB articleYOU Reports Problems Verifying Patch Signaturesfor additional suggestions.


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  • Document ID:3003925
  • Creation Date: 26-Jun-2006
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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