Can capsule act as DR for Satellite?

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I have Satellite and Capsule server in a different location/area.
Can I assume that when Satellite server become inaccessible for a major reason, can I make the Capsule server act as Satellite server?

Would just running the satellite-installer again in the Capsule server would do the trick and update the server nodes to the new Satellite server?


No. Capsules cannot function in this manner. It is recommended to, if you want to provide cross-site DR for your Satellite to:

  • prestage your backups from your Satellite somewhere else.
  • use the satellite-clone tool to quickly restore the backups.

You cannot 'promote' a Capsule to become a Satellite.

Hi, Rich.

Thank you for your fast response, noted on this!