Verified on a 6.1.7 box upgraded to 6.1.8 compose 1. removal of content hosts went from 5-10 seconds or longer to about ~1sec, using visual observation.
Marking bug verified.
Hotfix RPMs available for installation to resolve this issue, attached to this ticket.
1) Download either EL6 or EL7 version of the tar.gz needed for your Satellite
2) shutdown services:
# katello-service stop
3) Unpack the archive (EL7 example):
tar xvzf candlepin-0.9.49.12-EL7.tar.gz
rpm -Uvh candlepin-*0.9.49.12-1*.rpm
5) Start services
# katello-service start
Created attachment 1137884 [details]
EL7 Hotfix packages
Created attachment 1137885 [details]
EL6 Hotfix packages
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.