[Satellite6] qpidd and qdrouterd consuming a lot of memory when goferd clients are often flapping

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  • goferd agents are often reconnecting (e.g. as a result of moving clients among Capsules, or restarting qdrouterd on Capsules, or similar)
  • qpidd and qdrouterd processes on Satellite consume high amount of memory (tens of GB)
  • sometimes the goferd agents are bounced on a connection attempt (e.g. with Timeout exception/error)


  • Red Hat Satellite 6
  • (tens of) thousands of Content Hosts with katello agent / goferd, registered via multiple Capsules

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