[Satellite6] Why is puppetmaster service not running?

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • puppetmaster service is not running
  • puppetmaster service failed to start.
[root@satellite ~]# service puppetmaster status
puppet dead but pid file exists
[root@satellite ~]# systemctl status puppetmaster
puppetmaster.service - Puppet master
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/puppetmaster.service; disabled)
   Active: inactive (dead)

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6

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