Unable to Sync Repos on Spacewalk Server due to "ERROR: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: Please verify its path and try again".

(Doc ID 2323631.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to sync repos/channels on the Oracle Spacewalk server from Oracle ULN portal. Any attempt to sync will through Spacewalk GUI or CLI will fail with the following "ERROR: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: Please verify its path and try again".

Cause

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