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Spacewalk: Client not able to Update Packages due to Yum Version Lock (Doc ID 2654375.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Spacewalk client is successfully subscribed to Spacewalk server but not able to receive package updates and yum repolist shows error message "Excluding 314 updates due to versionlock"

# yum repolist
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, ulninfo, versionlock
Excluding 316 updates due to versionlock (use "yum versionlock status" to show them) <<<<<<
repo id repo name status
ol7_addons ol7_addons 257
ol7_developer ol7_developer 724
ol7_latest ol7_latest 12643
ol7_latest_archive ol7_latest_archive 19036
ol7_spacewalk27_client/x86_64 Spacewalk Client 2.7 for Oracle Linux 7 (x8 51+4
ol7_spacewalk27_server/x86_64 Spacewalk Server 2.7 for Oracle Linux 7 (x8 378+4
ol7_u0_base ol7_u0_base 4315
ol7_u1_base ol7_u1_base 0
ol7_uekr4 ol7_uekr4 137
repolist: 37541

Cause

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