[Yum] Proxy settings are ignored
mstenner at ece.arizona.edu
Sat Apr 1 23:55:02 UTC 2006
On Sat, Apr 01, 2006 at 05:46:30AM -0800, sunset wrote:
> Could someone give some examples of correct proxy format in the yum.conf and
> / or .repo files ?
> I've tried: (on FC5 that can connect to a wingate on winxp proxy).
These last two should work (and maybe the last four... not sure about
> but though the internal proxy is working for web pages, yum always responds
> Setting up repositories:
> sits there for 30secs and then
> Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core
> Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core.
I don't remember for sure about the error messages but this may be a
problem with your baseurl, not your proxy. Can you post the .repo
file (or yum.conf if it's not in a .repo)?
> The wingate proxy logs all pages requested as well as active connections,
> but never sees an attempt from the machine in question. I can install /
> packet trace with ethereal or maybe I'm just doing something wrong ?
An ethereal trace would confirm/deny what I'm saying. I suspect yum
is barfing on the url before it even tries it.
Michael D. Stenner mstenner at ece.arizona.edu
ECE Department and Optical Sciences Center 520-626-1619
University of Arizona ECE 524G
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