[Satellite6] Tomcat/candlepin consumes much CPU and memory due to misconfigured virt-who

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • tomcat process on Satellite6 consumes much CPU and memory resources
  • optionally, candlepin logs errors on sending messages (see Diagnostic steps here for details)
  • some guests running under a hypervisor report their subscriptions to Satellite via virt-who

Environment

  • Satellite6
  • virt-who

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