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Oracle Linux 7: 'No module named i18n' Error while Starting OSAD Services on Spacewalk Client (Doc ID 2654360.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Unable to start OSAD service on Spacewalk Client and the below error was observed in OSAD service status.
# systemctl start osad
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl start osad.service
Job for osad.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status osad.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.
# systemctl status osad.service
● osad.service - OSAD daemon
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/osad.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Wed 2020-03-11 09:39:55 +03; 27min ago
Mar 11 09:39:55 hostname systemd[1]: Starting OSAD daemon...
Mar 11 09:39:55 hostname osad[25106]: Unable to load module osad
Mar 11 09:39:55 hostname osad[25106]: No module named i18n <<<<<<<<<<
Mar 11 09:39:55 hostname systemd[1]: osad.service: control process exited, code=exited status=1
Mar 11 09:39:55 hostname systemd[1]: Failed to start OSAD daemon.
Mar 11 09:39:55 hostname systemd[1]: Unit osad.service entered failed state.
Mar 11 09:39:55 hostname systemd[1]: osad.service failed.

Cause

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