Red Hat Satellite Blog: March 2016 archives

  • Satellite 6.1.8 is Released

    Satellite 6.1.8 has been released. This update fixes the following bugs: Previously, the katello-backup tool did not handle the '--help' argument correctly. With this update, katello-backup provides the appropriate help information when passed the argument. (BZ#1250185) Removing a Puppet module from the Libary after it had been added to a content view caused the Puppet Modules tab to become unresponsive. The display code has been updated, and the Puppet Modules tab now displays the deleted...
    Posted 2016-03-22T22:24:29+00:00 - 2
  • Automate RPM build with Mock and Satellite-6

    In any modern development environment automation is crucial. For Red Hat flavoured OS'es, application management typically is based on RPM packages. Bringing automation into an RPM development environment sooner or later leads to Mock With Satellite-6, Mock has finally a capable life cycle management counterpart. In large projects with several teams working on interdependent components, Satellite Content Views (CVs) are powerful means to provide a solid baseline...
    Posted 2016-03-07T10:07:21+00:00 - 8
  • Subscription-manager for the former Red Hat Network User: Part 3 - Understanding virt-who

    Overview In Subscription-manager for the Former Red Hat Network User, part 1 & part 2, we covered an introduction to the client-side tooling . This article aims to cover virt-who, a critical component of the server-side Subscription Management tooling. What is virt-who? With the introduction of the 2010 subscription model, Red Hat introduced subscriptions, where the customer could buy a single subscription (for a hypervisor) which allowed 1, 4 or unlimited virtual guests to run on that...
    Posted 2016-03-05T19:31:22+00:00 - 3