This section provides troubleshooting solutions when working with spacecmd
1. Creating a Distribution With spacecmd Sets Localhost Instead of FQDN
The support article associated with this issue may be located at https://www.suse.com/support/kb/doc/?id=7018627
When creating a distribution with spacecmd it will automatically set
localhostas the server name instead of the FQDN of SUSE Manager. This will result in the following kernel option being written:
Set the FQDN in
$HOME/.spacecmd/configlike the following:
test:~/.spacecmd # cat config [spacecmd] server=test.mytest.env username=admin password=password nossl=0
This problem may be experienced if
$HOME/.spacecmd/confighas been created and the server name option was set to
2. Spacecmd not Accepting Commands or Options
spacecmd non-interactively, you must escape arguments passed to the command.
-- before arguments, to avoid them being treated as global arguments.
Additionally, make sure you escape any quotes that you pass to the functions so that they are not interpreted.
An example of a well-formed
spacecmd -s server1 -- softwarechannel_create -n \'My Channel\' -l channel1 -a x86_64
3. Spacecmd caching problems
spacecmd command keeps a cache of the various systems and packages that you have installed.
Sometimes, this can result in a mismatch between the system name and the system ID.
To clear the
spacecmd cache, use this command: