Why does yum fails with error "Cannot download repomd.xml" ?

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Issue

  • Yum fails with error Cannot download repomd.xml :
    Errors during downloading metadata for repository 'rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms'.
  - Status code: 403 for https://cdn.redhat.com/content/dist/rhel8//x86_64/baseos/os/repodata/repomd.xml (IP: 23.58.8.251)
Error: Failed to download metadata for repo 'rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms': Cannot download repomd.xml: Cannot download repodata/repomd.xml: All mirrors were tried

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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