Unable to upload OpenSCAP report from hosts registered to the satellite capsule

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  • Red Hat Satellite 6.x
  • Red Hat Satellite capsule 6.x


  • Failed to upload OpenSCAP report from hosts registered to the satellite capsule.


1) Enable OpenSCAP plug-in on the capsules :

On the capsules :

# satellite-installer --scenario capsule --enable-foreman-proxy-plugin-openscap

2) Set OpenSCAP Capsule On hostgroups :

Satellite webUI -> Configure -> Host Groups -> [Host Group Name] -> OpenSCAP Capsule 

3) Set the OpenSCAP Capsule by bulk action for all hosts registered to the capsule:

Satellite webUI -> Hosts -> All hosts -> Select all hosts -> Select Action (on the top right) -> Change OpenSCAP Capsule 

Root Cause

  • OpenSCAP is not enabled on the capsules.
  • OpenSCAP Capsule is not set correctly on the hosts registered to the capsule.

Diagnostic Steps

1) On foreman product log:

[E|app|5e4eef05] Failed to upload Arf Report, OpenSCAP Capsule name or url not found in params when uploading for [Machine hostname] and host is missing openscap_proxy

2) On foreman-proxy logs:

[E] Failed to upload Arf Report at /var/spool/foreman-proxy/openscap/arf/[XYZ], cause: 422 "Unprocessable Entity", the report will be deleted.

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