Anaconda is unable to download packages when kickstarted from Red Hat Network Satellite

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Issue

  • When a server is kickstarted from a Red Hat Network Satellite it is unable to download packages.
  • When trying to download the package manually using wget, the resulting file size is 0.
$ wget http://10.20.30.50/ks/dist/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-5-u6/Server/xsri-2.1.0-10.fc6.x86_64.rpm
--2012-11-05 09:22:53--  http://10.20.30.50/ks/dist/ks-rhel-x86_64-server-5-u6/Server/xsri-2.1.0-10.fc6.x86_64.rpm
Connecting to 10.20.30.50|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 0 [text/html]
Saving to: `xsri-2.1.0-10.fc6.x86_64.rpm'

    [ <=>                                                            ] 0           --.-K/s   in 0s

2012-11-05 09:22:53 (0.00 B/s) - `xsri-2.1.0-10.fc6.x86_64.rpm' saved [0/0]

$ ls -l *rpm
rw-r----- 1 test sysadm      0 Jan  1  1970 xsri-2.1.0-10.fc6.x86_64.rpm

Environment

  • Red Hat Network Satellite all versions

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