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Old 05-02-2004, 06:28 PM   #1
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RHN - Network error 111: Connection refused

Hi guys - trying to setup RedHat network and getting the above error message any ideas?

I'm using a http proxy - do I need any other special ports proxied?

Old 05-25-2004, 01:23 PM   #2
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you should be able to open a terminal and type in

up2date --proxy=http://proxy:port

if your proxy requires you to log on (if your not sure, try the above and if it doesnt work, then it does)

up2date --proxy=http://proxy:port --proxyUser=username --proxyPassword=password

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