Adding repository to RHN Satellite

Charles A Slivkoff slivkoff at
Wed Aug 7 15:38:36 EDT 2013

I believe I have an explanation for this problem.

Using curl, I traced the download failures and found that the URLs to each file in the repository are being redirected by "MirrorBrain".

The RHN satellite I'm using is behind a squid proxy which is explicitly allowing only

It is unlikely that I will be able to have the squid rules relaxed sufficiently for this to work in my environment, so I may need to find another solution.



On Aug 7, 2013, at 13:22 , "Cantor, Scott" <cantor.2 at> wrote:

> On 8/7/13 1:14 PM, "Charles A Slivkoff" <slivkoff at> wrote:
>> Is there any interest in making this work? Obviously, I would not want to
>> break any existing functionality.
> There isn't any existing functionality I think you could break.
> I don't personally have any interest because the build service's
> convenience makes it too attractive for me to spend any time on a yum
> repository. I have no control over the existing one, so there's nothing I
> can do to "fix" it for you, if it comes to that.
>> Is this the appropriate forum for such a discussion?
> Yes.
> -- Scott
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