up2date fails with "error class code 17" on clients when trying to update from RHN Satellite server

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • 'Error Class Code: 17' while trying to update packages on clients using up2date
  • Lot of "('Package not found', '/var/satellite/redhat/NULL/NetworkManager/0.3.1-5.el4/i386/NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm')" messages in '/var/log/httpd/error_log' on satellite server
  • On RHEL 4 system while running up2date command, it fails with error:
# up2date -u
Fetching Obsoletes list for channel: rhel-i386-as-4...  
Fetching Obsoletes list for channel: hpsmhupgrade...  
Fetching rpm headers...  
File Not Found: NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.i386  

Error Message:  
 Package not found  
Error Class Code: 17  
Error Class Info: File not found.  
   An error has occurred while processing your request. If this problem  
   persists please enter a bug report at bugzilla.redhat.com.  
   If you choose to submit the bug report, please be sure to include  
   details of what you were trying to do when this error occurred and  
   details on how to reproduce this problem.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Satellite v 5.x

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