How to setup hammer API request timeout on Satellite 6

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Issue

  • hammer -u <USER> -p <PASS> product list --organization Default_Organization --per-page 1000 ended with timed out error.
  • But issuing hammer -u <USER> -p <PASS> ping did not end with a timeout error
  • How to set longer timeout to avoid this issue?
  • We have >500 content-hosts listed in Satellite, running hammer content-host list --organization <orgname> ends up with Error: Request Timeout after ~2 minutes.

Errors which can be experienced with hammer:

  • Timeout error
  • Timed out connecting to server
  • Timed out reading data from server

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6
  • hammer

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