SALT AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'dockermod'

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5

python2-salt-3000-46.148.2.x86_64
salt-3000-46.148.2.x86_64
salt-minion-3000-46.148.2.x86_64


Situation

The following errors can be observed:

$ sudo salt-call state.apply | head
[ERROR ] Failed to import states docker_container, this is due most likely to a syntax error:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/salt/loader.py", line 1658, in _load_module
mod = imp.load_module(mod_namespace, fn_, fpath, desc)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/salt/states/docker_container.py", line 2108, in <module>
client_timeout=salt.utils.dockermod.CLIENT_TIMEOUT,
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'dockermod'

Resolution

The fix is in the following SALT Security Update:
SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-12-2021-3550
containing:
python2-salt-3000-46.151.2.x86_64



A manual work-around would be to edit:

/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/salt/states/docker_container.py

- client_timeout=salt.utils.dockermod.CLIENT_TIMEOUT,
+ client_timeout=salt.utils.docker.CLIENT_TIMEOUT,

Cause

The error is due to AttributeError: 'module' object that has no attribute 'dockermod'. This is due to a known and fixed regression in salt:
https://github.com/openSUSE/salt/pull/421/commits/62bf0f4a8383f10c3521cd8acc93b19aa7176447

Additional Information


 

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  • Document ID:000020509
  • Creation Date: 18-Nov-2021
  • Modified Date:18-Nov-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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