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CentOS 6 End Of Life

KB ID: 4076
Published: 2020-12-03
Last Modified: 2020-12-03

Challenge

When installing Veeam Agent for Linux in CentOS 6, the installation fails with the "Failed to install Veeam Agent for Linux: Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base" error.

 

Cause

CentOS 6 has reached End Of Life on November 30th, 2020. Official repositories are no longer available.

 

Solution

  • Migrate to CentOS 7 or CentOS 8 (Recommended).

 OR

  • Upgrade to CentOS 7 or CentOS 8 (Not recommended for production machines).
 

More information

CentOS Product Specifications: https://wiki.centos.org/About/Product.

 

KB ID: 4076
Published: 2020-12-03
Last Modified: 2020-12-03

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