The 'hammer repository upload-content' command fails to upload large files with '[Errno 24] Too many open files' in Red Hat Satellite 6.10

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • It's almost impossible to upload a large file inside a file repository via hammer_cli and it errors out as displayed below:

    # hammer repository upload-content --content-type file --path ./somebigfile --id 7 --organization-id 1
    Could not upload the content:
     Task bbd22637-59d5-47c7-8bc0-af8d9604e927: Katello::Errors::Pulp3Error: [Errno 24] Too many open files: '/var/lib/pulp/media/upload/f73231bc-bcba-43aa-85ea-644d407d398c'
  • It's possible to upload a file with a size up to 2.7 GB but anything beyond that failed to get uploaded with the exact same error.


  • Red Hat Satellite
    • 6.10.0
    • 6.10.1
    • 6.10.2
    • 6.10.3

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