Unable to delete custom software channel which results in an internal server Error :500

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  • In RHNS - Channels - Manage software channel - click channel name - delete software channel - Delete channel.
  • Delete software channel operation will cause RHNS service to hang or error 500 in the browser
  • Even after refresh browser, service will not recover
  • The only way to recover is to do a rhn-satellite restart.


  • Red Hat Satellite 5.4.1
  • External Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production

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