- Red Hat Satellite 6.X.
- Why there are Exclamation mark in front of pulp repository names on Client system's registered with Red Hat Satellite 6 ?
# yum repolist Loaded plugins: product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription-manager repo id repo name status !rhel-7-server-extras-rpms/x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server - Extras (RPMs) 188 !rhel-7-server-optional-rpms/7Server/x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server - Optional (RPMs) 8483 !rhel-7-server-rh-common-rpms/7Server/x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server - RH Common (RPMs) 183 !rhel-7-server-rpms/7Server/x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server (RPMs) 10643 repolist: 19497
- As per
yum repolistoutput's first column as ! if the repository has expired metadata.
- This has been purposefully set to be expired, so it re-downloads the
repomd.xmlfile (which is very small) to always keep repositories up to date.
- When Content view's are promoted to a newer version with changes,the clients are not able to see the changes unless a cache on the client is manually cleared or is regenerated by yum after a set interval of time period,so to spare the time required for cache regeneration on client end yum would try to fetch cache on each run.
This solution is part of Red Hat’s fast-track publication program, providing a huge library of solutions that Red Hat engineers have created while supporting our customers. To give you the knowledge you need the instant it becomes available, these articles may be presented in a raw and unedited form.