Satellite upgrade using External Oracle Database shows "TypeError: cannot concatenate 'str' and 'float' objects" error

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  • Satellite Upgrade to Version 5.6 with External Oracle Database returns Python errors.
  • Satellite 5.6 using External Oracle Database return errors in rhn-satellite-activate and rhn-schema-version
[root@host]# rhn-schema-version
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/rhn-schema-version", line 49, in ?
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/spacewalk/server/rhnSQL/", line 102, in initDB
    __init__DB(backend, host, port, username, password, database)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/spacewalk/server/rhnSQL/", line 54, in __init__DB
    __DB = db_class(host, port, username, password, database)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/spacewalk/server/rhnSQL/", line 375, in __init__
    self.dbtxt = self.username + '@' + self.database
TypeError: cannot concatenate 'str' and 'float' objects


  • Red Hat Network Satellite 5.6 - External Oracle Database

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