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maikcat
19-Nov-2014, 15:07
Good Afternoon all,

Our installation is SLES 11 SP3 , when i run zypper pch as root ,command works as expected,
if i run the same as normal user i get the following:


Unexpected exception.
Failed to open service file
Please file a bug report about this.
See http://en.opensuse.org/Zypper/Troubleshooting for instructions.


the strange thing is that this problem occurs in 10 out of 42 servers... :S

Any thoughts on how to troubleshoot this?

regards,
Michael.

maikcat
20-Nov-2014, 08:42
Well i figured it out myself,

for the record , in the problematic systems there was a file inside /etc/zypp/services.d pointing to our old SMT server,
after removing it zypper pch works ok as normal user.

Regards,

Michael.