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Repository management with zypper


zypper is usually used on the SuSE distribution to manage repositories.

Required Parameters


Optional Parameters


Either "present" or "absent" or "enabled" or "disabled", defaults to "present"

  • present  - make sure that the repo is available, needs uri and repo_desc for all following states, the repo can be searched via repo_id or uri
  • absent   - drop the repo if found +
  • enabled  - a repo can have state disabled if installed via zypper service (ris), in this case, you can enable the repo
  • disabled - instead of absent (drop), a repo can also set to disabled, which makes it inaccessible

If supplied, use the uri and not the object id as repo uri.


If supplied, use the description and not the object id as repo description, only used if the state is present and the repo has to be created


If supplied, use the id and not the object id as repo id, can be used with state absent, enabled and disabled


# Ensure testrepo in installed
__zypper_repo testrepo --state present --uri

# Drop repo by repo uri
__zypper_repo testrepo --state absent --uri

# Drop repo by id number (attention: repos are always numbered from 1 to max)
__zypper_repo testrepo --state absent --repo_id 1

# enable repo by id
__zypper_repo testrepo2 --state enabled --repo_id 2

# enable repo by uri
__zypper_repo testrepo3 --state enabled --uri

# disable a repo works like enabling it
__zypper_repo testrepo4 --state disabled --repo_id 4


Daniel Heule <>


Copyright (C) 2013 Daniel Heule. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.


Dec 21, 2020 6.9.4 cdist