System search returns no results for some systems

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Environment

SUSE Manager 4.3

Situation

When running an advanced search for systems via the web user interface (ui) some systems are simply not found, without any specific errors being seen / logged. The systems are also not found when performing a search from the command line with:
 
spacecmd system_search hostname:<insert_system_name>

Resolution

Run as root the following command:
 
rhn-search cleanindex

Cause

The problem is due to an inconsistent search index.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:000020832
  • Creation Date: 28-Oct-2022
  • Modified Date:28-Oct-2022
    • SUSE Manager Server

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