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SUSE Manager Proxy 1.7 7166


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patch attributes

Architecture: x86-64
Security patch: No
Priority: Recommended
Distribution Type: Public


Revision: 1
Document ID: 5155230
Creation Date: 2013-01-09 08:15:47


Recommended update for SUSE Manager Proxy 1.7 (7166)

Patch: slemap17sp2-suse-manager-proxy-201212-7166
Bugs: 769913, 790717, 779992, 790143, 786105, 789373, 776356, 790987

Applies to:

Package(s): NOCpulsePlugins NOCpulsePlugins-Oracle osa-dispatcher osad 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 spacewalk-certs-tools spacewalk-proxy spacewalk-proxy-broker spacewalk-proxy-common spacewalk-proxy-management spacewalk-proxy-package-manager spacewalk-proxy-redirect spacewalksd spacewalksd-debuginfo spacewalksd-debugsource zypp-plugin-spacewalk
SUSE Manager Proxy 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2



Everybody should update.




This update for SUSE Manager Proxy 1.7 fixes the following issues:

  • Print more understandable error message in rhn-catalog when no probes are defined
  • fix is_sha256_capable() function
  • use SUSE specific proxy settings in reposync
  • read proxy from rhn.conf before other places
  • fix wrong variable binding
  • rollback any unfinished transaction
  • for the installed_size, ignore situation when it was not populated in the database
  • don't fail when from attribute is missing
  • make sure proxy is enabled in sysconfig before reading it
  • Add support for multiple mirror credentials
  • use smdba space-overview for report if exists
  • do not return not existing patchnames
  • add xmlrpc function update_status and server capability
  • create rpms compatible with RHEL5
  • Code 10 product migration requires 'xsltproc' being installed
  • keep the proxy from trying to auth as
  • do not start rhnsd in runlevel 2 which has no network
  • call rhn-update-status only is exists and is executable
  • call rhn-update-status at start to provide current uptime to server
  • map zypper patch exit code 103 to 0 restart of the software management stack happens automatically if zypper exits
  • try to restart spacewalksd and osad after distupgrade action
  • add distupgrade action and capability

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


This update is provided as a set of RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using the YaST online update module. Please install the update.

file contents

Files IncludedSizeDate
spacewalk-proxy-management- KB (7707)2013-01-09 08:15:57
spacewalk-proxy-package-manager- KB (14869)2013-01-09 08:15:58
spacewalk-backend-libs- KB (50813)2013-01-09 08:15:54
NOCpulsePlugins- KB (36436)2013-01-09 08:15:52
spacewalk-certs-tools- KB (112360)2013-01-09 08:15:55
spacewalksd- KB (39370)2013-01-09 08:15:59
spacewalk-backend- KB (94763)2013-01-09 08:15:54
zypp-plugin-spacewalk-0.8-0.5.5.x86_64.rpm14.6 KB (15012)2013-01-09 08:16:00
osad- KB (66306)2013-01-09 08:15:53
spacewalk-proxy-redirect- KB (14902)2013-01-09 08:15:58
spacewalk-proxy-common- KB (44736)2013-01-09 08:15:56
spacewalk-proxy-broker- KB (25143)2013-01-09 08:15:56
readme_5155230.htmlN/A2013-01-09 08:16:11

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