[Satellite 5] Osad fails with error: "AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'convert_url_to_puny'"

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  • osad no longer works if existing version is upgraded to osad-5.11.63-11.el6sat.noarch or a fresh install of osad-5.11.63-11.el6sat.noarch is done.
    Following error observed in the /var/log/osad file.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/rhn/osad/jabber_lib.py", line 118, in main
    config = self.read_config()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/osad/osad.py", line 313, in read_config
    server_url = [config.convert_url_to_puny(i.strip()) for i in server_url.split(';')]
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'convert_url_to_puny'


  • Red Hat Satellite 5.7
  • osad-5.11.63-11.el6sat.noarch

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