virt-who fails to upload data to Satellite 6 if VM count is more than 17000

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  • If the number of VMs to report to the Satellite is more than 17000, virt-who fails to upload the collected data to Satellite.
  • The Candlepin log shows output similar to:

Caused by: Tried to send an out-of-range integer as a 2-byte value: 32768
at org.postgresql.core.PGStream.sendInteger2(
at org.postgresql.core.v3.QueryExecutorImpl.sendParse(
at org.postgresql.core.v3.QueryExecutorImpl.sendOneQuery(
at org.postgresql.core.v3.QueryExecutorImpl.sendQuery(
at org.postgresql.core.v3.QueryExecutorImpl.execute(


  • Red Hat Satellite 6

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