EPEL 8 fails with 404

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

When releasever is set to anything other than 8, epel repositories are not accessible

[root@r8 ~]# dnf -y --enablerepo=epel install ansible
Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux Modular 8.4 - x86_64                                                                                                       12 kB/s |  70 kB     00:05
Errors during downloading metadata for repository 'epel-modular':
  - Status code: 404 for https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=epel-modular-8.4&arch=x86_64&infra=$infra&content=$contentdir
Error: Failed to download metadata for repo 'epel-modular': Cannot prepare internal mirrorlist: Status code: 404 for https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=epel-modular-8.4&arch=x86_64&infra=$infra&content=$contentdir

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Azure Systems
  • RHUI Clients
  • EPEL

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