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Old 08-28-2003, 09:05 PM   #1
donk3
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Talking Exception type SSL.Error


I received this error below, can anybody please tell me how to solve this problem.

Exception type SSL.Error

Exception Handler Information
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/../share/rhn/rhn_applet/rhn_applet.py", line 448, in refresh
self.model.refresh(force)
File "/usr/bin/../share/rhn/rhn_applet/rhn_applet_model.py", line 264, in refresh
self.__rpc_server__.refresh(force)
File "/usr/bin/../share/rhn/rhn_applet/rhn_applet_rpc.py", line 84, in refresh
status = server.applet.poll_status()
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/xmlrpclib.py", line 821, in __call__
return self.__send(self.__name, args)
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhn/rpclib.py", line 126, in _request
verbose=self._verbose
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhn/transports.py", line 130, in request
headers, fd = req.send_http(host, handler)
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhn/transports.py", line 614, in send_http
headers=self.headers)
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/httplib.py", line 701, in request
self._send_request(method, url, body, headers)
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/httplib.py", line 723, in _send_request
self.endheaders()
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/httplib.py", line 695, in endheaders
self._send_output()
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/httplib.py", line 581, in _send_output
self.send(msg)
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/httplib.py", line 560, in send
self.sock.sendall(str)
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhn/SSL.py", line 191, in write
sent = self._connection.send(data)
Error: [('SSL routines', 'SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE', 'certificate verify failed')]
 
Old 08-28-2003, 09:20 PM   #2
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donk3,

Go to https://rhn.redhat.com/.

They seem to be having ssl problems.
You may also want to check that the server certificate is up to date (I don't know what version of redhat you have). See the website

I'm guessing that you are using Redhat Networks to update your system, right? It would be helpful if you mention this.

Have fun,
chris
 
Old 08-28-2003, 09:24 PM   #3
donk3
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Thanks bastard23 . I did forget to put down what exactly caused the error. My version is Red Hat 9 and you probably hit it right on the money.
Thanks Chris
 
  


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