Can't change Task Schedule time after applying the latest for spacewalk-java-lib (2.7.46.14-2.25.1.noarch): "The scheduling service appears down. Please contact your SUSE Manager administrator"

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Environment

SUSE Manager 3.1
spacewalk-java-lib (2.7.46.14-2.25.1.noarch)

Situation

In the web-UI, in the section "Admin" --> "Task Schedules"

Clicking on, for example, "mgr-sync-refresh-default" and then changing the schedule and selecting "Update Schedule" makes an error appear:

The scheduling service appears down. Please contact your SUSE Manager administrator.

And the schedule time does not change.

/var/log/rhn/rhn_taskomatic_daemon.log shows:

INFO | jvm 1 | 2018/06/21 13:25:43 | Jun 21, 2018 1:25:43 PM redstone.xmlrpc.XmlRpcDispatcher writeError INFO | jvm 1 | 2018/06/21 13:25:43 | WARNING: redstone.xmlrpc.XmlRpcException: The method cannot be found. Signature: redstone.xmlrpc.XmlRpcArray

Rolling back to the previous spacewalk-java-lib spacewalk-java-lib-2.7.46.11-2.18.1.noarch fixes the issue.

Updating to: spacewalk-java-lib-2.7.46.14-2.25.1.noarch makes it fail again.

Resolution

A bug was opened to address this issue and a fix is already available. As a workaround, users can stay/roll back to the version mentioned before. Otherwise, the next maintenance update will include a fix. In urgent cases, a PTF may be requested.

Cause

Some commits were missing in the latest update for spacewalk-java. Those will be included in the next maintenance update.

Additional Information


Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7023136
  • Creation Date: 28-Jun-2018
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Manager

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