Registering a Solaris 11 System Fails with "Framework error: code: 28 reason: Connection timed out after 60000 milliseconds" (Doc ID 1401049.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 11/11 and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

When attempting to register a Solaris 11 host with the any of the repositories detailed at https://pkg-register.oracle.com/ by following the details in <Document 1021281.1> or https://pkg-register.oracle.com/help/#support, one may encounter the following error:

$ sudo pkg set-publisher -k /var/pkg/ssl/Oracle_Solaris_11_Support.key.pem \
-c /var/pkg/ssl/Oracle_Solaris_11_Support.certificate.pem \
-O https://pkg.oracle.com/solaris/support solaris
pkg set-publisher: The origin URIs for 'solaris' do not appear to point to a valid pkg repository.
Please verify the repository's location and the client's network configuration.
Additional details:

Unable to contact valid package repository
Encountered the following error(s):
Unable to contact any configured publishers.
This is likely a network configuration problem.
Framework error: code: 28 reason: Connection timed out after 60000 milliseconds
URL: 'https://pkg.oracle.com/solaris/support'. (happened 4 times)
$

// Please note: the name of the certificate and key file has changed to pkg.oracle.com.certificate.pem and pkg.oracle.com.key.pem in year 2015 


You may encounter this error when attempting to register with any of the following repositories:

Cause

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