Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base

when I do yum
I get this error
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base

I am using a vps where centos 5 is installed

could this be because I am not given enough privileges as a vps user

and I should ask my hosting company
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it looks the the baseurl which has been put in  /etc/yum.repos.d/Centos-Base.repo file is not working you can install EPEL repository which works great simply issue this command

rpm -ivh


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replace the mirror url with something works most of the time
in the yum repo file
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