How to remedy candlepin connection leak together with its root cause in Satellite 6.3?

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  • various services (usually pulp) fail to connect to qpidd due to connection limitin qpidd reached
    • increasing this limit just ppostpones the error but does not resolve it
  • java / candlepin has excessive number of connections to qpidd (usually there should be just one)
  • candlepin is (often) in suspended mode


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