Chapter 3. Deploying Self-Hosted Engine on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Host

3.1. Subscribing to the Required Entitlements

Register the system and subscribe to the required entitlements.

Procedure 3.1. Subscribing to Required Entitlements Using Subscription Manager

  1. Register your system with the Content Delivery Network, entering your Customer Portal Username and Password when prompted:
    # subscription-manager register
  2. Find the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization subscription pools and note down the pool IDs.
    # subscription-manager list --available
  3. Use the pool identifiers located in the previous step to attach the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization entitlements to the system:
    # subscription-manager attach --pool=poolid
  4. Disable all existing repositories:
    # subscription-manager repos --disable=*
  5. Enable the required repositories for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7:
    # subscription-manager repos --enable=rhel-7-server-rpms
    # subscription-manager repos --enable=rhel-7-server-rhev-mgmt-agent-rpms
    
  6. Ensure that all packages currently installed are up to date:
    # yum update

    Note

    Reboot the machine if any kernel related packages have been updated.