Recommended update for SUSE Manager

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for SUSE Manager
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2013:1092-1
Rating: low
References: #701082 #801662 #801666 #806839 #809927 #813756 #814263 #814292 #815441 #815460 #818325 #818566 #819781 #820980 #820985 #821786 #821868 #821968 #822385 #823241 #823366
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2

  • An update that has 21 recommended fixes can now be installed. It includes 15 new package versions.


    This update for SUSE Manager Server 1.7 includes the
    following new features:

    * Implement no_proxy for spacewalk-repo-sync.

    This update fixes the following issues:


    * If the host lookup fails, do not hide the error.


    * Make timeout of yum-rhn-plugin calls through
    rhn-client-tools configurable
    * Make Proxy timeouts configurable.


    * Minor refactorings in the code for resource management
    * Remove bootstrap repository after failure
    * Handle missing /usr/share/rhn/ correctly
    * Fix minor bugs, add possibility to override SUSE
    Manager host for tunneling
    * Add possibility to override rhn.conf with command


    * Automatically adjust free space for the hot backup.


    * Fix spacecmd errors when trying to add script to
    * Make spacecmd able to specify configuration channel


    * Fix reactivation of systems
    * Remove incorrect path from database
    * Add file path restoration functionality to
    * Update copyright column length
    * Don't truncate channel name to 64 chars
    * Make API compatible with old RHEL5 clients
    * No line break at the end of the package summary
    * Don't truncate filepath when exporting
    * Fix registration issues on PostgreSQL
    * Update expired gpg keys in the keyring
    * Set copy_local urlgrabber option to copy also file
    * Use timeout configuration option also in suseLib send
    * Make satellite-sync work with new rhnlib
    * Search for CVE numbers also in the description
    * Require rhnlib with timeout option
    * Make rpclib connection timeout configurable
    * Return 404 Not Found on requests of content or
    * Fix encoding in products summary and description.


    * Remove temp files verbosely even in case of error
    * Add sudo requirement to spacewalk-certs-tools package
    * The chkconfig command on RHEL does not know the -d
    * Simply test if bootstrap repository exists and use it
    if yes.


    * Create mgr* program symbolic links
    * Correctly handle a deactivated account error message
    * Require rhnlib with timeout option
    * Make timeout of yum-rhn-plugin calls through
    rhn-client-tools configurable.


    * Fix Service Pack migration ClassCastException
    * Fix lookup for the SSH push default schedule
    * Escaping system name in web pages
    * Fix UI text about kickstart
    * Sort parent channel pop-up menu by channel name
    * Add list elaborator into session for CSV export
    * Fix invalid SQL statement for finding ssh-push
    * Subscribe only to selected configuration channels via
    * Fix cobbler information file system paths
    * Too big value in system custom info should not cause
    * Do not offer a symbolic link if the user does not
    have acl for the target
    * Display systems counts on cancel scheduled actions
    * Add some missing UI strings
    * Fix system.listSystemEvents on PostgreSQL
    * Display 'Updates' column on group system list pages
    * Fix 'Configs' column on system groups related pages
    * Upstream-specific check on channel name removed
    * Set milliseconds to 0 before comparing dates
    * Trigger repo metadata generation after cloning patches
    * Add missing string *.actions.scheduled
    * Fix paths for kernel and initrd on DVD on s390x.


    * Start monitoring Scout after httpd if available.


    * Fix of system group reports
    * Display more meaningful description
    * Report for host-guest mappings
    * Reports to support enhanced reporting.


    * Suppress uninitialized value messages.


    * Manually specify encoding options for
    * Check to see if the key exists before initializing
    parent channel key
    * Fixed promote phase naming errors
    * Correctly quote the database name
    * Disable, enable and rebuild indexes for migrations.


    * Add RHN::Form::Widget::Select to ChannelEditor
    * Use RHN::Form::ParsedForm
    * Add sudo requirement for spacewalk-base package.


    * Don't create index if it already exists
    * Don't drop rhn_ram_sid_idx if it does not exist
    * No line break at the end of the package summary
    * Fix filename length in rhnErrataFileTmp
    * Switch deferred segment creation off during
    * Extend length of rhnPackageCapability.version.


    * Create bootstrap repositories for SLE11-SP3
    * Fix reading mirror credentials from configuration
    * Add versioned requires of spacewalk-backend.

    How to apply this update:

    1. Log in as root user to the SUSE Manager server. 2. Stop
    the Spacewalk service: spacewalk-service stop 3. Apply
    the patch using either zypper patch or YaST Online Update.
    4. Upgrade the database schema with
    spacewalk-schema-upgrade 5. Start the Spacewalk service:
    spacewalk-service start

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sleman17sp2-suse-manager17-201306-7858

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2 (x86_64) [New Version: 1.2,1.7.23,, and]:
    • rhnlib-
    • smdba-1.2-0.9.1
    • spacecmd-
    • spacewalk-backend-
    • spacewalk-backend-app-
    • spacewalk-backend-applet-
    • spacewalk-backend-config-files-
    • spacewalk-backend-config-files-common-
    • spacewalk-backend-config-files-tool-
    • spacewalk-backend-iss-
    • spacewalk-backend-iss-export-
    • spacewalk-backend-libs-
    • spacewalk-backend-package-push-server-
    • spacewalk-backend-server-
    • spacewalk-backend-sql-
    • spacewalk-backend-sql-oracle-
    • spacewalk-backend-sql-postgresql-
    • spacewalk-backend-tools-
    • spacewalk-backend-xml-export-libs-
    • spacewalk-backend-xmlrpc-
    • spacewalk-backend-xp-
    • susemanager-1.7.23-0.5.1
    • susemanager-tools-1.7.23-0.5.1
    • SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2 (noarch) [New Version: 1.2,,,,,,,,, and]:
    • MessageQueue-
    • sm-client-tools-1.2-0.5.1
    • spacewalk-base-
    • spacewalk-base-minimal-
    • spacewalk-certs-tools-
    • spacewalk-client-tools-
    • spacewalk-grail-
    • spacewalk-html-
    • spacewalk-java-
    • spacewalk-java-config-
    • spacewalk-java-lib-
    • spacewalk-java-oracle-
    • spacewalk-java-postgresql-
    • spacewalk-monitoring-
    • spacewalk-pxt-
    • spacewalk-reports-
    • spacewalk-setup-
    • spacewalk-sniglets-
    • spacewalk-taskomatic-
    • spacewalk-utils-
    • susemanager-schema-