[Satellite] puppetserver start is failing

Solution Verified - Updated -


puppetserver service is failing to start with error messages as below

Failed to load feature test for posix: can't find user for 0
Cannot run on Microsoft Windows without the win32-process, win32-dir and win32-service gems: Win32API only supported on win32
Puppet::Error: Cannot determine basic system flavour


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.3 with Puppet 4
  • Red Hat Satellite 6.4 and newer

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