Update of the client fails with a message "repomd.xml.asc: [Errno 14] HTTPS Error 404 - Not Found"

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SUSE Manager 4.3 Server


Update of clients like CentOS or Red Hat (multiple clients can be affected) using SUSE Manager Server fails with the error message:
https://susemanager.fqdn:443/rhn/manager/download/centos7-updates-x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml.asc: [Errno 14] HTTPS Error 404 - Not Found
The error message occurs in spite of the fact that metadata for channels exist on the SUSE Manager Server.


Solution 1:  Disable or remove the following option from `/etc/rhn/rhn.conf` file on the SUSE Manager Server:
Solution 2:  Sign the repository metadata based on the following SUSE Manager guide.


The error can be caused by incorrectly/not signed metadata for the channels and/or by using the option `sign_metadata=1` in `/etc/rhn/rhn.conf` on the SUSE Manager server.


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  • Document ID:000021222
  • Creation Date: 04-Oct-2023
  • Modified Date:06-Oct-2023
    • SUSE Manager Server
    • SUSE Manager

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