Satellite 6 - Failed to start PostgreSQL database server "s.PGSQL.5432"

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  • After reboot, the PostgreSQL server instance component of Satellite 6.2 fails to start.
Console displays:
 [   19.718901 system[1]: Failed to start PostgreSQL database server.
Web interface displays:
Web application could not be started
could not connect to server: No such file or directory
    Is the server running locally and accepting
    connections on Unix domain socket "/var/run/postgresql/.s.PGSQL.5432"?
  • /var/run/postgresql is missed after reboot


  • Satellite 6.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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