2.2. Configuring the Client Applications
up2date) and possibly the Red Hat Network Registration Client (
rhn_register) to redirect it from Red Hat Network to their RHN Satellite Server or RHN Proxy Server.
yumon Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 uses SSL only. For this reason, users should ensure that their firewalls allow connections over port 443. To bypass SSL, change the protocol for
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date. Similarly, to use RHN's Monitoring feature and probes requiring the Red Hat Network Monitoring Daemon, note that client systems must allow connections on port 4545 (or port 22, if using
rhn_registerand up2date refer to the main Red Hat Network Servers. Users must reconfigure client systems to refer to their RHN Satellite Server or RHN Proxy Server.
2.2.1. Registering Clients to Red Hat Network RHN Satellite Server
- Download the SSL certificate to the client:
cd /usr/share/rhn/ wget http://satellite.example.com/pub/RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT
- Edit the
serverURL=https://satellite.example.com/XMLRPC noSSLServerURL=http://satellite.example.com/XMLRPC sslCACert=/usr/share/rhn/RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT
- Register the machine: