Yum is unable to retrieve repository metadata when connected to a Red Hat Network Satellite 5.02 server, gives "Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository"

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Issue

Updating of registered servers fails with:

Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: Please verify its path and try again

Environment

  • Red Hat Network Satellite
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (Client)

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