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Connecting to public-yum.oracle.com Fails with Error "failed: Connection refused" (Doc ID 2200067.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 6.0 [Release OL5 to OL6]
Linux x86-64
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Symptoms

NOTE: using the wite name https://yum.oracle.com is preferred over the older https://public-yum.oracle.com name.  New deployments should refer to the first hostname as the "public-yum" name is deprecated.  Either name points to the same site at present.

This applies to Oracle Linux 5, 6, or 7.

Attempting to access the Oracle public YUM repository (https://yum.oracle.com or https://yum.oracle.com) fail:

 

Changes

No Change. Trying to connect the server to public-yum

Cause

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