Impossible to re-enable puppet plugin if it was disabled and removed using -f or --remove-all-data option

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  • It is not possible to re-enable the puppet-plugin after it was disabled and purged forcefully.

  • Attempt to re-enabling it fails satellite-installer on the db:migrate state.

    2022-05-17 04:45:47 [NOTICE] [configure] 1250 configuration steps out of 2097 steps complete.
    2022-05-17 04:46:39 [ERROR ] [configure] '/usr/sbin/foreman-rake db:migrate' returned 1 instead of one of [0]
    2022-05-17 04:46:39 [ERROR ] [configure] /Stage[main]/Foreman::Database/Foreman::Rake[db:migrate]/Exec[foreman-rake-db:migrate]/returns: change from 'notrun' to ['0'] failed: '/usr/sbin/foreman-rake db:migrate' returned 1 instead of one of [0]

    The db:migrate execution itself fails with the following error:

    == 20121018152459 CreateHostgroupClasses: migrating ===========================
    -- rename_table(:hostgroups_puppetclasses, :hostgroup_classes)
    rake aborted!
    StandardError: An error has occurred, this and all later migrations canceled:
    PG::UndefinedTable: ERROR:  relation "hostgroups_puppetclasses" does not exist


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