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Old 05-21-2004, 08:14 AM   #1
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Angry yum.conf problems continue

I'm continuing to have problems with my yum.conf. I'm almost positive the problem is due to my being behind a proxy.

The yum.conf works fine from home but at work I continue to receive the following:

retrygrab() failed for:
Executing failover method
retrygrab() failed for: o
Executing failover method
retrygrab() failed for:
Executing failover method
failover: out of servers to try
Error getting file yum/os/headers/
[Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>

I've read where you can define a proxy for the yum.conf but what I do not understand is if you insert it in the yum.conf file or do you just declare it as an external environment variable?

Thank you for any help.

Old 05-21-2004, 10:09 AM   #2
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Finally got it working!!!!!!!

http_proxy="http://proxyserver.domain/";export http_proxy
Old 09-27-2004, 07:24 AM   #3
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I have the same problem with the proxy.

http_proxy="http://proxyserver.domain/";export http_proxy
Is this in your yum.conf or .profle or similar?



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