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KB-48127: Errors during downloading metadata for repository 'centrify'

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5 February,21 at 09:29 PM

Background: As of Jan 1, 2021, Centrify has changed repository vendors and the instructions to get to the repo have changed. The below instructions are to be used for getting to the new package repo:

https://centrify.force.com/support/CentrifyRepo


Problem: When trying to connect to this new Centrify package repository on RedHat Linux, the following errors may be encountered:

[root@hostname centrify_temp]# yum info CentrifyDC
Updating Subscription
Management repositories. centrify 491 B/s | 324 B 00:00 Errors during
downloading metadata for repository 'centrify': - Status code: 404 for
https://cloudrepo.centrify.com/ZCentrifyuhDRyHM/rpm-redhat/cfg/setup/bash.rpm.sh/repodata/repomd.xml
(IP: 52.84.53.9) Error: Failed to download metadata for repo 'centrify':
Cannot download repomd.xml: Cannot download repodata/repomd.xml: All
mirrors were tried




Additionally, when running the "Curl" command (as stated in the above instructions) to connect to the repository, errors such as the following may appear:


Checking for available package manager
(DNF/YUM/Zypper) ...
^^^^: ... Detected package manager as 'dnf'
OK: Checking for dnf dependency 'yum-utils' ...
NOPE: Checking for dnf dependency 'dnf-plugin-config-manager' ...
NOPE: Attempting to install 'dnf-plugin-config-manager' ...
^^^^: ... Could not install 'dnf-plugin-config-manager', check your permissions, EPEL repository access, etc.
!!!!: Oh no, your setup failed! :-( ... But we might be able to help. :-)
!!!!:
!!!!: You can contact CENTRIFY for further assistance.
!!!!:
!!!!: Last 20 log lines from .csm_setup_6i0hvfeei (might not be
errors, nor even relevant): !!!!: !!!!: > Updating Subscription Management
repositories. !!!!: > centrify 614 B/s | 324 B !!!!: > 00:00 !!!!: > Errors
during downloading metadata !!!!: > for repository centrify: - Status code:
404 for !!!!: >


(Screenshot below)

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Solution: The issue was resolved after getting the following packages installed:

1) yum-utils
2) dnf-core-utils

Please install these packages and the connection to the new package repo should succeed.