Replication Fails when Using Authenticated Proxy for Subscription Agent

  • 3005480
  • 21-Jun-2006
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks Patch Management 6.2

Situation

Licenses, Packages, and Vulnerabilities replication fails, as indicated by a False status in the Successful column of the PLUS Options > Subscription page.

The Windows Event Viewer Application log has the following HTTP 407 error:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: WSH
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1
Date: 11/4/2005
Time: 12:06:27 PM
User: N/A
Computer: VM-2003STAN-2
Description:
Error Source: PatchLink Update Replication - Packages
The following error occured while attempting to retreive data from the PLUS host:
Internal Source: plLoadXML - Analyze HTTP response
Error Number: 407
Error Description: Proxy Authentication Required
Target URL: https://novell.patchlink.com/update/packagedeployment.asp?AccountID=4D0C32C7-A421-43B4-A925-E0E6529A832C&PackageID=1A2E303D-E600-47FB-AD5B-6C6C699DCC86

The PatchLink Replication Engine will attempt to continue processing, however this may result in subsequent errors being generated which will halt the replication process.

Resolution

Follow one of the solutions in PatchLinks Knowledgebase Article 270

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