Exalogic vServer expriences "yum.Errors.RepoMDError: requested datatype primary not available" error during YUM operations (Doc ID 2085778.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Symptoms

You have an Exalogic System deployed in a virtual configuration where you have configured a local YUM repository on a vServer as a mirror that synchronizes with one or more YUM repositories external to the Exalogic rack, such as the Oracle Public Yum Repository (http://public-yum.oracle.com/). No errors were encountered while performing the setup of the local repository via the following article:

However, the daily cron job defined to synchronize the local repository with the external repository sources fails with the following errors in the respective cron log (e.g. uln-yum-mirror.log):

Cause

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