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I am using the hosted Canonical Landscape to manage my Ubuntu servers. Recently, I migrated an Ubuntu 12.04.1 virtual machine from one host to another. After the migration, the server was unable to contact Landscape. Based on the Landscape documentation, I removed the server from Landscape, and re-registered it. It worked beautifully and the server is in contact with the service.

However, while the server was out-of-touch, several "Resynchronize computer" activities were created and were left in a Pending or In Progress status when the server was de-registered. They did not get removed when the server was removed from Landscape.

How can I remove these orphaned activities?

I have tried to manually cancel them, but the action buttons are greyed out when the task is opened.

Thank you.

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Did you ever find a solution? I have 1 orphaned activity that's been there since I set up Landscape. I added a computer twice, and the one of the activities is now permanently pending it seems – meffect Jul 3 '15 at 16:14

I'd recommend you file an support case about this by clicking on the "SUPPORT" link at the top of the landscape GUI.

If you don't get a response, please reply here and I'll make sure it gets taken care of.

Of the top of my head, it looks like something is very wrong with the client, as a re-synchronization event should not happen under normal circumstances. Those activities should also not be stuck there, and thus there is no normal mechanism to delete them (short of deleting the computer and re-adding it).

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Thanks - I have submitted the support case. I will follow up here after a little bit. – Brian Knight Feb 1 '13 at 13:47

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