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Re: [PLUG] Testing yum proxy settings

On Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:41:44 -0400
Amul Shah <> wrote:

> Folks,
> As part of corporate security, we rotate passwords every 90 days. Our
> Linux servers are configured to user the Corp proxy and we have an
> expect script that goes out and twiddles all the right bits.
> On RedHat, or similar, we execute yum check-update to verify the new
> proxy settings. I mistakenly thought that an inaccessible proxy would
> generate an error. It does not. I've read through the man page and
> related man pages, but have found no suitable command to test yum's
> proxy settings.
> Does anyone have any suggestions?

Have your tried strace?


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