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Oracle Linux: Connecting to Fails with Error "failed: Connection refused" (Doc ID 2200067.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 7.9 [Release OL5 to OL7U9]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


NOTE: using the site name is preferred over the older 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 ( or fail:



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


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