[Satellite6] Deleting a content host, pulp raises error "Value for replyText is too large"

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  • Having over 1900 content hosts
  • Trying to apply some action involving pulp
    • One known scenario is deleting a content host (while creating a new one usually works)
    • Another scenario includes restart of pulp services (see this solution)
  • Such a task fails with 500 Internal Server Error and pulp traceback with Value for replyText is too large error
  • Another scenario is creating a new content host (under some circumstances) that fails on io_queue_init call of qpid broker returning EAGAIN


  • Red Hat Satellite 6

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