After upgrading Satellite 6.2.z server to RHEL 7.6 a hammer ping shows candlepin as FAILS. This is because with RHEL 7.6 the selinux-policy package was updated to include a new boolean tomcat_can_network_connect_db, which is set to OFF.
- Run a hammer ping, it will take a while to execute.
# hammer ping candlepin: Status: FAIL Server Response: Duration: candlepin_auth: Status: FAIL Server Response: Duration: pulp: Status: ok Server Response: Duration: 300ms pulp_auth: Status: ok Server Response: Duration: 95ms foreman_tasks: Status: ok Server Response: Duration: 110ms
- This issue also prevents any subscriptions from being able to be viewed in the Satellite webui in
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