[Satellite-5.8] Postgres service failed to start after upgradation.

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  • After upgrading the Satellite to 5.8, the PostgreSQL service failed to start if SELinux is enabled on the Satellite server.
  • Hitting the below error while upgrading the Satellite server,
*** Upgrading embedded database.
Could not connect to the database.  Your connection information may be incorrect.  Error: DBI connect('dbname=rhnschema','rhnuser',...) failed: could not connect to server: No such file or directory
        Is the server running locally and accepting
        connections on Unix domain socket "/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432"? at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/Spacewalk/Setup.pm line 1728


  • Red Hat Satellite v5.8

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