Nightly repo syncs often result in duplicate key error

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Red Hat Satellite v.6.1(beta)
  • Content Management


  • Nightly repo syncs often result in duplicate key error, number of repos set to sync at midnight for each night fail with,
ActiveRecord::RecordNotUnique: PGError: ERROR:  duplicate key value violates unique constraint "katello_system_errata_eid_sid"
: INSERT INTO katello_system_errata (erratum_id, system_id) VALUES (xxxx, xxxx)


Root Cause

  • This is a known bug with Satellite 6.1 beta, for details refer public bugzilla link Bug 1244704.

  • As per update from our engineering team the issue will be fixed in Satellite 6.1 GA.

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