Recommended update for SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0671-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1140332 #1144176 #1152795 #1155372 #1157346 #1157700 #1158283 #1158672 #1158697 #1158818 #1158899 #1158943 #1159076 #1159184 #1159492 #1160940 #1164309 #1164452
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0

An update that has 18 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update fixes the following issues:

  • Take care that osad is not disabled nor deactivated during update (bsc#1157700, bsc#1158697)

  • Add recommends for virtualization-host-formula to suma_server pattern
  • Add recommends for virtualization-host-formula to retail

  • Bugfix: attempt to purge SSM when it is empty (bsc#1155372)

  • Fix mgrcfg-client python3 breakage (bsc#1164309)
  • Update doc link to point to new documentation server
  • Prevent timestamp format exception on mgr-inter-sync while processing comps (bsc#1157346)
  • When downloading repo metadata, don't add "/" to the repo url if it already ends with one (bsc#1158899)
  • Use HTTP proxy settings when fetching the mirrorlist on spacewalk-repo-sync (bsc#1159076)
  • Enhance suseProducts via ISS to fix SP migration on slave server (bsc#1159184)
  • Prevent a traceback when reposyncing openSUSE 15.1 (bsc#1158672)
  • Close config files after reading them (bsc#1158283)
  • Associate VMs and systems with the same machine ID at bootstrap (bsc#1144176)

  • Add 'start_event_grains' minion option to configfile when generated by bootstrap script
  • Forbid multiple activation keys for salt minions during bootstrap (bsc#1164452)
  • Add additional minion options to configfile when generated by bootstrap script (bsc#1159492)
  • Change the order to check the version correctly for RES (bsc#1152795)

  • Spell correctly "successful" and "successfully"

  • Don't validate mandatory fields that are not visible (bsc#1158943)
  • Fix count of changes to build (bsc#1160940)
  • Report merge_subscriptions message in a readable way (bsc#1140332)
  • Fix ordering by date (bsc#1158818)

  • Rename rhncfg-actions to mgr-cfg-actions

  • Rename rhncfg-actions to mgr-cfg-actions

How to apply this update: 1. Log in as root user to the SUSE Manager proxy. 2. Stop the proxy service: spacewalk-proxy stop 3. Apply the patch using either zypper patch or YaST Online Update. 4. Start the Spacewalk service: spacewalk-proxy start

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.0-2020-671=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 (x86_64):
    • patterns-suma_proxy-4.0-9.10.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 (noarch):
    • mgr-osad-4.0.11-3.9.2
    • python3-mgr-osa-common-4.0.11-3.9.2
    • python3-mgr-osad-4.0.11-3.9.2
    • python3-spacewalk-backend-libs-4.0.30-3.23.3
    • python3-spacewalk-certs-tools-4.0.15-3.15.2
    • python3-spacewalk-check-4.0.12-3.13.2
    • python3-spacewalk-client-setup-4.0.12-3.13.2
    • python3-spacewalk-client-tools-4.0.12-3.13.2
    • spacecmd-4.0.18-3.13.2
    • spacewalk-backend-4.0.30-3.23.3
    • spacewalk-base-minimal-4.0.19-3.18.3
    • spacewalk-base-minimal-config-4.0.19-3.18.3
    • spacewalk-certs-tools-4.0.15-3.15.2
    • spacewalk-check-4.0.12-3.13.2
    • spacewalk-client-setup-4.0.12-3.13.2
    • spacewalk-client-tools-4.0.12-3.13.2
    • supportutils-plugin-susemanager-client-4.0.3-3.3.2
    • supportutils-plugin-susemanager-proxy-4.0.3-3.3.2