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Oracle Linux: yum-cron Fails to Execute the Automatic Updates (Doc ID 2941318.1)

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] and later
Linux x86-64


yum-cron fails to run the yum command as a cron job to check for, download, and apply updates 

In yum-cron.conf, the cron job was set to download and apply updates automatically and even the service was active as shown below


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