yum fails with Failed to synchronize cache for repo xxx

Solution In Progress - Updated -

Issue

  • Hosts registered to Red Hat Satellite server fails to get packages/updates while using yum. It fails with following error without sensible information.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - AppStream (RPMs) 649 B/s | 224 B 00:00
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - BaseOS (RPMs) 635 B/s | 224 B 00:00
Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'rhel-8-for-x86_64-appstream-rpms', ignoring this repo.
Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms', ignoring this repo.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Satellite 6.x

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