- The RHN Proxy did not work properly if separated from a parent by a slow enough network. Consequently, users who attempted to download larger repodata files and RPMs experienced timeouts. This update changes both RHN Proxy and Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHN Client to allow all communications to obey a configured timeout value for connections.
- While Satellite 5.3.0 now has the ability to get the number of CPUs via an API call, there was no function to obtain the number of sockets from the registered systems. This update adds a function to get the number of physical CPU sockets in a managed system from Satellite via an API call.