Enabling EPEL repos on a RedHat Satellite/Capsule server can result in yum update failures and/or malfunction in the services

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Adding and enabling the community EPEL package repository on a RedHat Satellite/Capsule Server results in package update failures or loss of Satellite functionality.
  • capsule upgrade fails, missing python2-kombu

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6
  • Community Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) package repository enabled on the Satellite Server

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