SMT sync fails using HTTP Proxy - Exiting subroutine via last line 1313

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
Subscription Management Tool (SMT) for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11


Situation

SMT server is configured to use an HTTP proxy and running the command smt-ncc-sync terminates with the following error message:

Exiting subroutine via last at
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10.0/SMT/CLI.pm line 1313

Resolution

Missing http protocol definition in /etc/smt.conf file. The smt.conf file had the following incorrect entries:

HTTPProxy = proxy.com:80
HTTPSProxy = proxy.com:80

These proxy entries need to be changed by adding http:// as follows:

HTTPProxy = http://proxy.com:80
HTTPSProxy = http://proxy.com.80

Once the changes have been made to the smt.conf file, restart the SMT service with rcsmt restart and issue the command smt-ncc-sync.

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  • Document ID:7006741
  • Creation Date: 27-Aug-2010
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • Subscription Management Tool
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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