sosreport does not complete while fapolicyd is running in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The sosreport failed with the following error while the fapolicyd was running.
 Operation not permitted while finalizing archive /var/tmp/sos.xxxxxxx/sosreport-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Creating archive tarball failed.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/sbin/sosreport", line 19, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/sos/", line 1423, in main
  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/sos/", line 1403, in execute
    return self.final_work()
  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/sos/", line 1323, in final_work
UnboundLocalError: local variable 'archivestat' referenced before assignment


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • fapolicyd-1.0.2-5.el8 or earlier

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