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Appendix A. Sample Bootstrap Script

The /var/www/html/pub/bootstrap/ script generated by the RHN Satellite Server installation program provides the ability to reconfigure client systems to access your RHN Server easily. It is available to both RHN Satellite Server and RHN Proxy Server customers through the RHN Bootstrap tool. After modifying the script for your particular use, it can be run on each client machine.
Review the sample and its comments, beginning with a hash mark (#), for additional details. Follow the steps in Chapter 5, Using RHN Bootstrap to prepare the script for use.
 #!/bin/bash echo "RHN Server Client bootstrap script v3.6" # This file was autogenerated. Minor manual editing of this script (and # possibly the client-config-overrides.txt file) may be necessary to complete # the bootstrap setup. Once customized, the bootstrap script can be triggered # in one of two ways (the first is preferred): # # (1) centrally, from the RHN Server via ssh (i.e., from the # RHN Server): # cd /var/www/html/pub/bootstrap/ # cat bootstrap-<edited_name>.sh | ssh root@<client-hostname> /bin/bash # # ...or... # # (2) in a decentralized manner, executed on each client, via wget or curl: # wget -qO- # https://<hostname>/pub/bootstrap/bootstrap-<edited_name>.sh \ # | /bin/bash # ...or... # curl -Sks # https://<hostname>/pub/bootstrap/bootstrap-<edited_name>.sh \ # | /bin/bash # SECURITY NOTE: # Use of these scripts via the two methods discussed is the most expedient # way to register machines to your RHN Server. Since "wget" is used # throughout the script to download various files, a "Man-in-the-middle" # attack is theoretically possible. # # The actual registration process is performed securely via SSL, so the risk # is minimized in a sense. This message merely serves as a warning. # Administrators need to appropriately weigh their concern against the # relative security of their internal network. # PROVISIONING/KICKSTART NOTE: # If provisioning a client, ensure the proper CA SSL public certificate is # configured properly in the post section of your kickstart profiles (the # RHN Satellite or hosted web user interface). # UP2DATE/RHN_REGISTER VERSIONING NOTE: # This script will not work with very old versions of up2date and # rhn_register. echo echo echo "MINOR MANUAL EDITING OF THIS FILE MAY BE REQUIRED!" echo echo "If this bootstrap script was created during the initial installation" echo "of an RHN Satellite, the ACTIVATION_KEYS, and ORG_GPG_KEY values will" echo "probably *not* be set (see below). If this is the case, please do the" echo "following:" echo " - copy this file to a name specific to its use." echo " (e.g., to - like" echo " - on the website create an activation key or keys for the system(s) to" echo " be registered." echo " - edit the values of the VARIABLES below (in this script) as" echo " appropriate:" echo " - ACTIVATION_KEYS needs to reflect the activation key(s) value(s)" echo " from the website. XKEY or XKEY,YKEY" echo " - ORG_GPG_KEY needs to be set to the name of the corporate public" echo " GPG key filename (residing in /var/www/html/pub) if appropriate." echo echo "Verify that the script variable settings are correct:" echo " - CLIENT_OVERRIDES should be only set differently if a customized" echo " client-config-overrides-VER.txt file was created with a different" echo " name." echo " - ensure the value of HOSTNAME is correct." echo " - ensure the value of ORG_CA_CERT is correct." echo echo "Enable this script: comment (with #'s) this block (or, at least just" echo "the exit below)" echo exit 1 # can be edited, but probably correct (unless created during initial install): # NOTE: ACTIVATION_KEYS *must* be used to bootstrap a client machine. ACTIVATION_KEYS=insert_activation_key_here ORG_GPG_KEY=insert_org_gpg_pub_key_here # can be edited, but probably correct: CLIENT_OVERRIDES=client-config-overrides.txt ORG_CA_CERT=RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT ORG_CA_CERT_IS_RPM_YN=0 USING_SSL=1 USING_GPG=1 REGISTER_THIS_BOX=1 ALLOW_CONFIG_ACTIONS=0 ALLOW_REMOTE_COMMANDS=0 FULLY_UPDATE_THIS_BOX=1 # # ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- # DO NOT EDIT BEYOND THIS POINT ----------------------------------------------- # ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- # # an idea from Erich Morisse (of Red Hat). # use either wget *or* curl # Also check to see if the version on the # machine supports the insecure mode and format # command accordingly. if [ -x /usr/bin/wget ] ; then output=`/usr/bin/wget --no-check-certificate 2>&1` error=`echo $output | grep "unrecognized option"` if [ -z "$error" ] ; then FETCH="/usr/bin/wget -q -r -nd --no-check-certificate" else FETCH="/usr/bin/wget -q -r -nd" fi else if [ -x /usr/bin/curl ] ; then output=`/usr/bin/curl -k 2>&1` error=`echo $output | grep "is unknown"` if [ -z "$error" ] ; then FETCH="/usr/bin/curl -SksO" else FETCH="/usr/bin/curl -SsO" fi fi fi HTTP_PUB_DIRECTORY=http://${HOSTNAME}/pub HTTPS_PUB_DIRECTORY=https://${HOSTNAME}/pub if [ $USING_SSL -eq 0 ] ; then HTTPS_PUB_DIRECTORY=${HTTP_PUB_DIRECTORY} fi echo echo "UPDATING RHN_REGISTER/UP2DATE CONFIGURATION FILES" echo "-------------------------------------------------" echo "* downloading necessary files" echo "" rm -f $FETCH ${HTTPS_PUB_DIRECTORY}/bootstrap/ echo " ${CLIENT_OVERRIDES}..." rm -f ${CLIENT_OVERRIDES} $FETCH ${HTTPS_PUB_DIRECTORY}/bootstrap/${CLIENT_OVERRIDES} if [ ! -f "" ] ; then echo "ERROR: was not downloaded" exit 1 fi if [ ! -f "${CLIENT_OVERRIDES}" ] ; then echo "ERROR: ${CLIENT_OVERRIDES} was not downloaded" exit 1 fi echo "* running the update scripts" if [ -f "/etc/sysconfig/rhn/rhn_register" ] ; then echo " . rhn_register config file" /usr/bin/python -u /etc/sysconfig/rhn/rhn_register \ ${CLIENT_OVERRIDES} fi echo " . up2date config file" /usr/bin/python -u /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date \ ${CLIENT_OVERRIDES} if [ ! -z "$ORG_GPG_KEY" ] ; then echo echo "* importing organizational GPG key" rm -f ${ORG_GPG_KEY} $FETCH ${HTTPS_PUB_DIRECTORY}/${ORG_GPG_KEY} # get the major version of up2date res=$(rpm -q --queryformat '%{version}' up2date | sed -e 's/\..*//g') if [ $res -eq 2 ] ; then gpg $(up2date --gpg-flags) --import $ORG_GPG_KEY else rpm --import $ORG_GPG_KEY fi fi echo echo "* attempting to install corporate public CA cert" if [ $USING_SSL -eq 1 ] ; then if [ $ORG_CA_CERT_IS_RPM_YN -eq 1 ] ; then rpm -Uvh ${HTTP_PUB_DIRECTORY}/${ORG_CA_CERT} else rm -f ${ORG_CA_CERT} $FETCH ${HTTP_PUB_DIRECTORY}/${ORG_CA_CERT} mv ${ORG_CA_CERT} /usr/share/rhn/ fi fi echo echo "REGISTRATION" echo "------------" # Should have created an activation key or keys on the RHN Server's # website and edited the value of ACTIVATION_KEYS above. # # If you require use of several different activation keys, copy this file and # change the string as needed. # if [ -z "$ACTIVATION_KEYS" ] ; then echo "*** ERROR: in order to bootstrap RHN clients, an activation key or keys" echo " must be created in the RHN web user interface, and the" echo " corresponding key or keys string (XKEY,YKEY,...) must be mapped to" echo " the ACTIVATION_KEYS variable of this script." exit 1 fi if [ $REGISTER_THIS_BOX -eq 1 ] ; then echo "* registering" /usr/sbin/rhnreg_ks --force --activationkey "$ACTIVATION_KEYS" echo echo "*** this system should now be registered, please verify ***" echo else echo "* explicitely not registering" fi echo echo "OTHER ACTIONS" echo "------------------------------------------------------" if [ $FULLY_UPDATE_THIS_BOX -eq 1 ] ; then echo "up2date up2date; up2date -p; up2date -uf (conditional)" else echo "up2date up2date; up2date -p" fi echo "but any post configuration action can be added here. " echo "------------------------------------------------------" if [ $FULLY_UPDATE_THIS_BOX -eq 1 ] ; then echo "* completely updating the box" else echo "* ensuring up2date itself is updated" fi /usr/sbin/up2date up2date /usr/sbin/up2date -p if [ $FULLY_UPDATE_THIS_BOX -eq 1 ] ; then /usr/sbin/up2date -uf fi echo "-bootstrap complete-"