Red Hat Satellite Blog: January 2017 archives

  • Satellite 6.2.7 is released

    Satellite 6.2.7 has been released today. There is one erratum for the server [1] and one for the hosts[2]. The install ISOs will be updated later this week. Customers who have already upgraded to 6.2 should follow the instructions in the errata. Customers who are on 6.1.x should follow the upgrade instructions at [3]. Customers who have received hotfixes should verify the list below to ensure their hotfix is contained in the release before upgrading. Please reach out to the Satellite team in...
    Posted 2017-01-26T13:40:20+00:00 - 4
  • Subscription-manager for the former Red Hat Network User: Part 11 - Identity Certificates

    Overview Alternate title: Better living, via X.509, part two Identity certificates are an important component of the subscription-manager toolkit. Understanding their usage makes working with subscription-manager significantly easier. Prerequisites It is important that you have read (or understand) the concepts as presented in: Subscription-manager for the former Red Hat Network User: Part 8 - Product Certificates What is an Identity Certificate & why are they important? Identity...
    Posted 2017-01-20T13:24:03+00:00 - 0
  • Subscription-manager for the former Red Hat Network User: Part 10 - Instance Based Subscriptions

    Overview Instance Based Subscriptions are a type of subscription that allows the end user flexible deployment options. This article describes their usage with the subscription tooling. Prerequisites It is important that you have read (or understand) the concepts as presented in: Subscription-manager for the former Red Hat Network User: Part 2 - Subscription-manager learns grep What is an Instance Based Subscription? To provide a more flexible and intuitive way of managing your Red Hat...
    Posted 2017-01-20T09:33:49+00:00 - 0
  • Subscription-manager for the former Red Hat Network User: Part 9 - A Case Study with activation keys.

    Overview Activation keys are one of the more important features in the workflow of provisioning and registering hosts. They setup many of the things needed to properly build a host. Prerequisites It is important that you have read (or understand) the concepts as presented in: Subscription-manager for the former Red Hat Network User: Part 3 - Understanding virt-who Subscription-manager for the former Red Hat Network User: Part 4 - Understanding Subscription Manifests Subscription-manager for...
    Posted 2017-01-17T14:01:18+00:00 - 2
  • Upgrade Advisory for Satellite 5.6 customers running Satellites hosted on Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5.

    Overview Upgrade Advisory for Satellite 5.6 customers running Satellites hosted on Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5. Affected customers Satellite 5.6 customers whose Satellite server whose underlying operating system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Unaffected customers Satellite 5.7 customers. Satellite 5.6 customers whose Satellite server whose underlying operating system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Details As per the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Lifecycle, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 will be...
    Posted 2017-01-16T18:05:11+00:00 - 2
  • A separate lifecycle for Puppet modules in Satellite 6

    Since it's initial release in September of 2014, Satellite 6 has offered a complete systems management solution that includes Puppet for configuration management. The built-in Puppet master on the Satellite can service hundreds of clients. When scaling out is required, adding additional capsules allows you to easily bring up the number of clients your Satellite infrastructure can service. Content Views As part of its content management functionality, Satellite offers a built-in mechanism to...
    Posted 2017-01-05T23:11:12+00:00 - 5
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