7021377: Client receives permission denied error after changing channels in SUSE Manager

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SUSE Manager 3.1


After changing the base channel for a given client, a permission denied error is experienced:

sles12sp2:~ # zypper ref -s

All services have been refreshed.

Permission to access ‘https://susemanager.suma3.lan:443/rhn/manager/download/sles12-sp2-pool-x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml?eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJleHAiOjE1MzY3NjUyMjIsImlhdCI6MTUwNTIyOTIyMiwibmJmIjoxNTA1MjI5MTAyLCJvcmciOjEsImp0aSI6IkZoMGctWjNxS0psTnlSUzE1R2pDR2ciLCJvbmx5Q2hhbm5lbHMiOlsic2xlczEyLXNwMi1wb29sLXg4Nl82NCJdfQ.0qYn0GOlGSHz4y-qaNzqf1qj9xSbFOZhB84NuieG_qw’ denied.

Abort, retry, ignore? [a/r/i/…? shows all options] (a):


As a temporary workaround please either push the change from SUSE Manager to the clients using

salt ‘<hostname>’ state.apply channels


salt-call state.apply channels

on the client directly to update the channel information.


As of now changing the channels requires a highstate update to push the changes to the client. The SUSE Manager UI is currently not able to only update the channels.


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