Installing an errata on a RHEL 8 content host via Satellite WebUI fails with "No new packages installed"

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Errata could not be installed via katello-agent from satellite server.
  • Pushing errata from Satellite fails.
  • The WebUI displays the error No new packages installed.
  • On the RHEL 8 client, the following error can be observed in /var/log/messages.

    TypeError: object of type 'NoneType' has no len()


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8
  • katello-agent-3.5.0-2

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