Spacewalk Fails to Install Updates "Client execution returned Failed: Packages failed to install properly"

(Doc ID 2248389.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 to Oracle Linux 7.3 [Release OL5U10 to OL7U3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to install errata updates or any other packages available through Spacewalk, the process fails with the following error:


The packages are available in each repository under the Spacewalk server.


No changes have been made to the system.

Customers may try to install errata updates or install/update  new packages


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