Remote Execution job on Red Hat Satellite with large batch of hosts fails with Foreman::Exception: The capsule task failed.

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  • Remote Execution jobs from Red Hat Satellite 6 fails on certain clients with the following error when the batch size is large (greater than 250).

    [Foreman::Exception]: The capsule task failed. 


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.x

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