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Yum Update with "Connection Timed out after 30001 milliseconds" Error in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (Doc ID 2522975.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 07, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud

Symptoms

When trying to download and install packages, the below errors occur:

--snip--
# yum install xorg-x11-xauth xorg-x11-xinit xorg-x11-deprecated-libs libXtst xorg-x11-utils xclock
Loaded plugins: langpacks, ulninfo
http://yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/UEKR5/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 12] Timeout on http://yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/UEKR5/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: (28, 'Connection timed out after 30001 milliseconds')
Trying other mirror.
# time wget http://yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/UEKR5/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml
--2019-03-26 00:09:21-- http://yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/UEKR5/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml
Resolving yum.oracle.com (yum.oracle.com)... <IP>
Connecting to yum.oracle.com (yum.oracle.com)|<IP>|:80... failed: Connection timed out.
Retrying.
--2019-03-26 00:11:33-- (try: 2) http://yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/UEKR5/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml
Connecting to yum.oracle.com (yum.oracle.com)|<IP>|:80...
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Cause

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