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Chapter 8. Changing Red Hat Insights for Red Hat Enterprise Linux automatic rule updates

The following procedures show how to change automatic rule update settings in the Insights client.

8.1. Disabling automatic rule updates for Red Hat Insights for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

You can disable the automatic collection rule updates for Red Hat Insights for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. If you do so, you risk using outdated rule definition files and not getting the most recent validation updates.

Procedure

  1. Open the /etc/insights-client/insights-client.conf file with an editor.
  2. Locate the line that contains

    #auto_update=True
  3. Remove the # and change True to False.

    auto_update=False
  4. Save and close the the /etc/insights-client/insights-client.conf file.

8.2. Enabling automatic rule updates for Red Hat Insights for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

You can enable the automatic collection rule updates for Red Hat Insights for Red Hat Enterprise Linux if you previously disabled updates. By default, automatic rule update is enabled.

Prerequisites

Automatic rule collection must be disabled.

Section 8.1, “Disabling automatic rule updates for Red Hat Insights for Red Hat Enterprise Linux”

Procedure

  1. Open the /etc/insights-client/insights-client.conf file with an editor.
  2. Locate the line that contains

    auto_update=False
  3. Change False to True.

    auto_update=True
  4. Save and close the the /etc/insights-client/insights-client.conf file.