Why "%24releasever" character is observed in repomd.xml URL when performing `yum repolist` on Red Hat Satellite clients?

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Performing yum repolist on Satellite client fails with error:
  https://satellite.example.com/pulp/repos/XYZ/Library/rhel-cv/content/dist/rhel/server/7/%24releasever/x86_64/os/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14]   HTTPS Error 404 - Not Found Trying other mirror.

  repo id                                                                   repo name                                                                     status
  rhel-7-server-rpms/$releasever/x86_64                                     Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server (RPMs)                                      0
  repolist: 0

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6.X

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