While upgrading Satellite to 5.6 version database migration fails with error 'Cannot enlarge string buffer containing xxxx bytes by yyy more bytes.'

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  • Database migration fails with error as below,
psql:<stdin>:171909498: ERROR:  out of memory
DETAIL:  Cannot enlarge string buffer containing 1073741808 bytes by 8191 more bytes.
CONTEXT:  COPY rhnserveractionscriptresult, line 80848
SIGPIPE received.


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