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rover 02-21-2005 05:54 AM

online_update failed - ERROR(Media:connection failed)[Connect failed]
 
Hi,

I have using SUSE 9.1. I check everyday for updates to make sure the server is secure.
Yesterday I tried to update the server with the command online_update an got an error

ERROR(Media:connection failed)[Connect failed]

Can anyone tell me what I should do to correct this problem?

Thanks

rover

abisko00 02-21-2005 06:14 AM

Try to select another server from the pulldown menu. Sometimes your favourite server is just down.

rover 02-21-2005 07:07 AM

I've tried to select other servers, but I get the same errors.

abisko00 02-21-2005 07:25 AM

Are you sure your network is up and properly configured? Did you change something on the YOU server list?

rover 02-21-2005 07:40 AM

I change nothing on the server.
My ADSL modem went out of order, so I'm using an new one.
I can connect from remote to the server. When I'm logged in on the server I can get on the Internet.

So I didn't change settings on my server, but I have a different ADSL Modem. But that should not be the problem, or..?

abisko00 02-21-2005 07:50 AM

Hmm, I am running out of ideas. Have you checked the support database? I found this for example:

http://portal.suse.com/sdb/en/2002/10/81_you.html

rover 02-21-2005 09:02 AM

I have a look.

Thanks

rover 02-21-2005 09:32 AM

I turned off my firewall for a test.
But that also has no effect.

Can anyone help me?

rover 02-22-2005 07:57 AM

I found the problem. I had contact with someone in the USA and he had the same problem.

I tried serveral different servers and only one was working. The person in the USA had the same problem. It looks like that SUSE/Novel have problems with there servers.

Thanks all for your support

Regards,

Rover


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