How to delete orphaned content in /var/lib/pulp on Capsule?

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  • Disabling some synchronized repositories or deleting old Content View versions leave orphaned content under /var/lib/pulp
  • Satellite has /etc/cron.weekly/katello-remove-orphans or /etc/cron.d/katello script to identify such content and delete it
  • Capsule does not have such a cleaning mechanism, causing no space is ever cleaned from Capsule's /var/lib/pulp
  • How to remove orphaned content from Capsule to prevent disk full?


  • Red Hat Satellite < 6.6
    • External Capsule

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