The Satellite clients are failing to connect with error '/XMLRPC: 404 Not Found' ?

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  • On Satellite httpd logs could see errors as xmlrpclib.ProtocolError: <ProtocolError for /XMLRPC: 404 Not Found> when connecting clients ?
  • The rhncfg-client command fails as below,
# rhncfg-client list
Using server name 
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/rhncfg-client", line 38, in ?
    sys.exit(Main().main() or 0)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/config_common/rhn_", line 190, in main
    repo = getattr(repo_module, self.repository_class_name)()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/config_client/rpc_cli_", line 32, in __init__
    repository.RPC_Repository.__init__(self, setup_network)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/config_common/", line 293, in __init__
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/", line 1096, in __call__
    return self.__send(self.__name, args)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/config_common/rpc_", line 182, in _request
    return self._call_function(rpclib.Server._request, (self, methodname, params))
  File "/usr/share/rhn/config_common/rpc_", line 161, in _call_function
    ret = apply(function, arglist, kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rhn/", line 390, in _request
    raise pe
xmlrpclib.ProtocolError: <ProtocolError for  /XMLRPC: 404 Not Found>


  • Red Hat Satellite 5.7

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