Unable to see latest packages using 'yum check-update' and 'yum update'

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Can't see any updated packages using 'yum update' on server.
  • While running 'yum update' command,  /var/log/up2date logs this error.
   up2date A socket error occurred: timed out


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Network
  • Red Hat Network Satellite

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