Upgrade step start_httpd failed on Red Hat Satellite 6

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  • After running yum update on the satellite and the httpd package gets updated I run # katello-installer --upgrade and the installer fails with:

    # foreman-installer --scenario katello --upgrade
    Upgrade Step: stop_services...
    Upgrade Step: start_databases...
    Upgrade Step: migrate_pulp...
    Upgrade Step: start_httpd...
    Upgrade step start_httpd failed. Check logs for more information.
  • httpd.service fails to start on Red Hat Satellite 6 server with Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.2.3 or earlier.

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