[CentOS] INSTALLING UPDATES-PROXY PROBLEM

Prabhpal S. Mavi prabhpal at digital-infotech.net
Tue Mar 27 03:39:08 EDT 2012


configure system wide proxy variable.
Use lynx to troubleshoot
Please cross check we normally export proxy veritable such as following
http_proxy=


 yes i configured the yum.conf
> proxy=http://10.101.16.4:8080
> proxy_username=my_username
> proxy_password=my_password
>  but still the same problem
> here a squid proxy server is present so for initernet connection also i
> need to give my_username and my_password.....
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> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 11:42 AM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>
> wrote:
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>> On 03/26/12 11:05 PM, arun kumar wrote:
>> > I have centos 6.0 in my system and i want to update packages, so i
>> tried
>> > the yum commands for checking and installing updates, but my proxy is
>> > objecting and i got the following error
>> >
>> > Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit
>> > Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>> > Could not retrieve mirrorlist
>> > http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=6&arch=i386&repo=os  error was
>> > 14: PYCURL ERROR 22 - "The requested URL returned error: 407"
>> > Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base
>> >
>> > i tried with the software update GUI in centos 6.0 but still the same
>> proxy
>> > problem....can any one please suggest how to overcome this problem and
>> > install updates for packages.
>>
>> what is this "proxy"?  other than your use of the phrase 'proxy' a
>> couple times, I see no sign of a proxy there.
>>
>> If your internet connection is such that you have to go through an
>> explicit http proxy, have you configured it in /etc/yum.conf as follows?
>> http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/yum/sn-yum-proxy-server.html
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