Content Host missing a package metadata - how to troubleshoot or potentially fix it?

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Issue

How to diagnose and potentially fix various repository metadata problem on a Content Host, registered to Satellite6 or its external Capsule? For example:

  • metadata shows zero or less than expected packages
  • package install or update fails on dependency (that should not happen in the repository)

Environment

Red Hat Satellite 6.9 or older (some parts applicable to 6.10 also)

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