RHSA:2020-0834 is not listed under errata


RHSA:2020-0834 - Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update is not listed as applicable or installable in the errata page.

While i believe all content-host should be affected.

They are other latest rhsa listed, but not this one.

Expected outcome:

It should be it the list and affected content-host also listed.

Foreman and Proxy versions:
foreman 1.20.3

Foreman and Proxy plugin versions:

Distribution and version:

Other relevant data:

Hi and welcome to the forum,

our production environment currently is still on 1.20.3, too, with Katello 3.9.
I can not confirm this, here the errata is listed as applicable to all affected hosts.
Since this is most likely a Katello problem, which version of Katello are you on?
Are your clients sending their package lists on yum actions properly and do the “Calculate Errata” Tasks in Foreman succeed?



I do recalculate manually without any error.

And yes yum is working fine.

The version is katello-3.10.1-1.el7.noarch

Should I update the katello?

I was asking because Foreman 1.20 was the only release I can recall with 2 Katello relases.

Since it is working on my end with 3.9, it would be a regression if this is the cause of your problem.
Generally speaking, updating to a more recent release would definitely be a good thing since 1.20/3.10 are EOL for some time now and a lot of bugs have been fixed in the meantime.
The current Verions would be Foreman 1.24/Katello 3.14, but Foreman 2.0/Katello 3.15 are right around the corner.
Should you decide to directly go for 2.0/3.15, keep in mind that Foreman 2.0 contains breaking changes like dropping support for MySQL as DB backend.
In any case, if you do upgrade, please remember that the Foreman/Katello should always be updated version by version and that a version jump will probably lead to inconsistencies. Also, make sure to follow Katello’s upgrade guide and not Foreman’s. Just mentioning this since I don’t know how much upgrade experience you have I have seen more than one user fall into those pits. :slight_smile:


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Thanks for your suggestions.

I manage to update katello to 1.21/3.11.

However do i need to update smart proxy too?


Keeping smart proxies and the main Server versions in sync is highly recommended. I assume they work with version differences, but keeping them in sync will ensure you won’t encounter unexpected bahaviour.
Differing versions of smart proxy and Foreman/Katello is pretty much untested.
Upgrading the smart proxies should happen as soon as possible after an upgrade of Foreman/Katello.