SUSE Manager client fails to complete scheduled package installations
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zypper server version >= 1.6.169
zypper client version <= 1.6.169
This action's status is: Failed.On the client, messages similar to the following may be found in /var/log/zypper.log:
The client picked up this action on 05/ 2/13 3:22:01 PM CEST.
The client completed this action on 05/ 2/13 3:22:03 PM CEST.
Client execution returned "" (code 2)
2013-05-02 15:22:02 <1> hostname(30388) [zypper] main.cc(main):75 ===== Hi, me zypper 1.6.167
2013-05-02 15:22:02 <1> hostname(30388) [zypper] main.cc(main):76 ===== 'zypper' '-n' '-x' 'install' '--oldpackage' '<packagename>' =====
2013-05-02 15:22:02 <3> hostname(30388) [zypper] Zypper.cc(processCommandOptions):2485 Unknown option or missing argument, returning.
2013-05-02 15:22:02 <1> hostname(30388) [zypper] Zypper.cc(cleanup):4660 START
2013-05-02 15:22:02 <1> hostname(30388) [zypper] main.cc(~Bye):60 ===== Exiting main() =====
2013-05-02 15:22:02 <1> hostname(30388) [zypper] Zypper.cc(~Zypper):83 Zypper instance destroyed. Bye!
- Login to the SUSE manager web interface
- Click on the Channels tab
- Switch to Manage Software Channels
- Select the cloned SLES11-SP2-Updates channel
- Click Patches
- Click Add
- Select Add SUSE Patches
- Search for "software"
- The search may return several items, look for the software management update released 2013-Feb-15 (2/15/13) or later
- Select the patch and click confirm
- On the summary page click "Clone Patches" to add the patch to the cloned channel. SUSE Manager will confirm this action with a message similar to:
Successfully added 7 package(s) and scheduled 1 patches to be cloned to channel sles11-sp2-updates-clone. The cloned patches should appear in the channel and applicable to systems within a few minutes.
Please wait some minutes until the packages become available to the client system.
Note: As long as the packages are not fully synced yet, the client will display a dependency error message when trying to install the patch using "zypper patch".
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- Document ID:7012366
- Creation Date:06-MAY-13
- Modified Date:20-MAY-13
- SUSESUSE Manager
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