Software Updated not grabbing RHN updates despite correct entitlement

Hi there, I have an RHEL 5 64bit server. We have update entitlement from RHN.
When I log in to RHN and browse Systems, I can see that this server is registered, and there's a Red exclamation mark next to it meaning it needs some serious updating.. However despite selecting all the updates and confirming them to be applied, I see a clock icon next to them and they are never applied even after 2 days.

When I go to System Tools -> Software Updater , I see "there are no updated packages currently available for your system". I tried unregistering and re-registering the system but nothing changed, please help. thanks.
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mcsweenSr. Network AdministratorCommented:
what happens if you run

# yum update

at the console as root?
eggster34Author Commented:
this is all I get
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin
Setting up Update Process
No Packages marked for Update
as root run

yum clean all

yum update

This will insure that all your metadata gets flushed and rebuilt prior to checking for updates.

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eggster34Author Commented:
you da man, thank you!
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