Why up2date/rhn_register fails with "ImportError: cannot import name rpclib" error ?

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Up2date and rhn_register fails with following error

    # up2date -l 
    Traceback (most recent call last): 
      File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 28, in ? 
        from up2date_client import repoDirector 
      File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/repoDirector.py", line 5, in ? 
        import rhnChannel 
      File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rhnChannel.py", line 10, in ? 
        import up2dateAuth 
      File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateAuth.py", line 5, in ? 
        import rpcServer 
      File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rpcServer.py", line 23, in ? 
        from rhn import rpclib 
    ImportError: cannot import name rpclib  
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

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