RHN Satellite push technology fails after DB failure and recovery

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  • After a Oracle database problem which caused the standalone database to go offline, the RHN push functionality stopped working on the Satellite and Proxy 
  • What is the proper process for recovering from a standalone Oracle failure so the push functionality will continue to work on Satellite and Proxy systems?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.4
  • Red Hat Network (RHN) Satellite 5.3
  • Red Hat Network (RHN) Proxy 5.3

  • Standalone Oracle Database

  • x86_64

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