Satellite restore gets stuck on "Extracting pulp data" step

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Created a Satellite backup with option -t / --split-pulp-tar.
  • An attempt to restore such a backup stuck in "Extracting pulp data" step forever
  • a tar process is running, but completely idle


Red Hat Satellite 6.10 or newer

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