Monitoring, Management & Location Tracking

Yum Install error while installing package on Airwave

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While using yum update to upgrade packages installed on Airwave server the following error might pop up:

#yum update -y

Loaded plugins: product-id, protectbase, rhnplugin, security, subscription manager:

Updating certificate-based repositories.

Unable to read consumer identity

0 packages excluded due to repository protections

Setting up Update Process

Resolving Dependencies

--> Running transaction check ...



To resolve the above error the following 2 files must be edited:



Use the vi text editor and type the following command:

# vi /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/product-id.conf
# vi /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/subscription-manager.conf


Set enabled to 0 as follows in both files:


Save and close the file. Finally, type the following command to clean cache:
rm -rfv /var/cache/yum/*
yum clean all

You can now install or update the system:
# yum install <packageNameHere>
# yum -y update

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‎07-25-2016 04:02 PM
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