Azure Resource Manager Python SDK not found or not accessible

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SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extensions 15 All ServicePacks in Azure evironment.


If fence agent fence_azure_arm is failing and running the fence command manually with command similar as :

Service Principal type :
fence_azure_arm -vvv --action=status --username="username-for-ServicePrincipal" --password="*whatever*is*the*correct*password*" --resourceGroup="demoGroup" --tenantId="valid-tenantId" --subscriptionId="valid-subscriptionId" -n demo01
Managed Identity type:
fence_azure_arm -vvv --action=status --msi --resourceGroup="demoGroup" --subscriptionId="valid-subscriptionId" -n demo01

And the operation fails with following type error:

ERROR: Azure Resource Manager Python SDK not found or not accessible


If python3-azure* software stack is not installed :

zypper in -y -f python3-azure-mgmt-compute
zypper in -y -f python3-azure-identity

If /usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/azure/profiles directory is missing:

zypper in -y -f python3-azure-common 

If /usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/azure/mgmt/core directory is missing:
zypper in -y -f python3-azure-mgmt-core

If /usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/azure/core directory is missing:
zypper in -y -f python3-azure-core



Chances are that either python3-azure-* packages are not installed or one of the following 3 directories is missing :


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  • Document ID:000021104
  • Creation Date: 31-Jul-2023
  • Modified Date:31-Jul-2023
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

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