Cpanel: No digest data for $RPM error indicates an issue with a FastUpdate or otherwise custom update mirror in /etc/cpsources.conf.
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Today, let us see how we can fix this error.
Cpanel: No digest data for $RPM error
Most often, nightly cPanel updates fail with the below error. We can resolve this error easily.
This indicates the inability to stage a new RPM due to missing digest data.
An example error message looks like this:
[2021-08-3 11:32:04 +0100] ***** FATAL: Failed to stage “new RPMS” because of an error: No digest data for cpanel-libspf2-1.2.10-2.cp1198.x86_64.rpm at /usr/local/cpanel/scripts/updatenow.static-cpanelsync line 51552.
Moving ahead, let us see how our Support Techs fix this error for our customers.
In order to overcome this issue, we need to comment out the HTTUPDATE= line(s) in /etc/cpsources.conf.
Once done, we try the cPanel update again.
Generally, to comment out the lines, we place a ‘#’ in front of them.
After that, we can run a manual cPanel update. To do so, we run:
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In short, Cpanel: No digest data for $RPM error indicates an issue with a FastUpdate or otherwise custom update mirror in /etc/cpsources.conf.
In this article, we saw how our Support Techs fix the error for our customers.