Unable to clone or update a kickstart profile

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Issue

  • Whenever trying to update or clone a kickstart profile in Satellite 5, it throws the error message below:
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Caused by: 
    java.lang.NullPointerException
        at com.redhat.rhn.manager.kickstart.KickstartFormatter.getUpdatePackages(KickstartFormatter.java:923)
        at com.redhat.rhn.manager.kickstart.KickstartFormatter.getRhnPost(KickstartFormatter.java:685)
        at com.redhat.rhn.manager.kickstart.KickstartFormatter.getFileData(KickstartFormatter.java:320)
        at com.redhat.rhn.domain.kickstart.KickstartFactory.saveKickstartData(KickstartFactory.java:449)
        at com.redhat.rhn.domain.kickstart.KickstartFactory.saveKickstartData(KickstartFactory.java:483)
        at com.redhat.rhn.manager.kickstart.BaseKickstartCommand.store(BaseKickstartCommand.java:92)
        at com.redhat.rhn.frontend.action.kickstart.SystemDetailsEditAction.transferEdits(SystemDetailsEditAction.java:163)
        at com.redhat.rhn.frontend.action.kickstart.SystemDetailsEditAction.updateSystemDetails(SystemDetailsEditAction.java:124)
        at com.redhat.rhn.frontend.action.kickstart.SystemDetailsEditAction.execute(SystemDetailsEditAction.java:80)
        at org.apache.struts.action.RequestProcessor.processActionPerform(RequestProcessor.java:425)
    ... 40 more
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Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 5

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