Red Hat Satellite 6 katello-backup errors out with "sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo".

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  • katello-backup fails to run throwing below error.
sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo
Postgres user needs write access to the backup directory
Please select a directory, such as /tmp or /var/tmp which allows Postgres write access
Cleaning up backup folder and starting any stopped services... 


Red Hat Satellite 6.2

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