Chapter 2. Registering your host
This section explains how to register your RHEL server to Red Hat Satellite.
Different steps apply if your system is registered to the Red Hat Customer Portal or your Cloud provider.
You have a valid Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions subscription.
You must have a valid RHEL for SAP Solutions subscription so your server has access to required packages via a Red Hat Satellite server, the Red Hat Customer Portal, or your Cloud provider.
For more information, see Red Hat Satellite > 6.8 > Quick Start Guide.
You have the following information provided to you by your Satellite administrator:
- An activation key.
- A string representing the name of the organization.
A URL for the Katello client package.
This is required for attaching your server to a Satellite server. For more information, see Red Hat Satellite > 6.8 > Quick Start Guide.
Your server meets the hardware requirements or Infrastructure as a Sercice (IaaS) configurations.
For bare metal deployment, verify that your server type is mentioned in the SAP Certified and Supported SAP HANA Hardware Directory and that it matches the minimum hardware requirements in the SAP HANA Server Installation and Update Guide.
For certifiyed IaaS Platforms, see Certified and Supported SAP HANA Hardware.
Download the Katello client rpm package:
# wget https://sat.int.example.com/pub/katello-ca-consumer-latest.noarch.rpm
Replace the URL with the URL provided by your Satellite administrator.
Install the Katello client rpm package:
# yum install -y katello-ca-consumer-latest.noarch.rpm
Replace the package name with the name of the package you downloaded.
Register your system:
# subscription-manager register --org="your-organization-name" \ --activationkey="your-activation-key"
Replace your-organization-name with the string representing the name of the organization and replace your-activation-key with the activation key. Both are provided by your Satellite administrator.Note
If you are using an external Ansible control node to register and subscribe your RHEL server to RHEL for SAP Solutions repositories, you can utilize
redhat_sap.sap_rhsmansible role instead of registering your system manually.
For more information, see sap_rhsm section on the Ansible Galaxy portal.