Restoring Red Hat Satellite Server from existing backup fails with permission error

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  • Restoring backup of Red Hat Satellite server fails with below error:

    # satellite-maintain restore /var/backup_directory
    Restore candlepin postgresql dump from backup: 
    \ Restoring candlepin dump                                            [FAIL]    
    Failed executing runuser - postgres -c 'pg_restore -C -d postgres /var/satellite-backup-path/candlepin.dump', exit status 1:
    pg_restore: '[archiver]' could not open input file "/var/satellite-backup-path/candlepin.dump": Permission denied
    Scenario [Restore backup] failed.
    The following steps ended up in failing state:
    Resolve the failed steps and rerun
    the command. In case the failures are false positives,
    use --whitelist="restore-candlepin-dump"


  • Red Hat Satellite 6.x

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