Yum fails with message Error requested datatype primary not available in the client host of Red Hat Satellite 6.

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  • When performing any yum operation on a client host of Satellite server, It throws an error for one or more repositories as displayed below.
# yum update
Loaded plugins: product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription-manager
rhel-7-server-extras-rpms                                                                                                                                                                                            | 2.0 kB  00:00:00
rhel-7-server-htb-rpms                                                                                                                                                                                               | 1.5 kB  00:00:00
rhel-7-server-rpms                                                                                                                                                                                                   | 2.0 kB  00:00:00
rhel-7-server-satellite-tools-6.4-rpms                                                                                                                                                                               | 2.1 kB  00:00:00
rhel-ha-for-rhel-7-server-htb-rpms                                                                                                                                                                                   | 2.0 kB  00:00:00
rhel-ha-for-rhel-7-server-rpms                                                                                                                                                                                       | 2.0 kB  00:00:00
Error: requested datatype primary not available


  • Red Hat Satellite 6

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