To configure RHN Satellite slave servers for Inter-Satellite Sync, ensure that you have the ORG-SSL certificate from your master RHN Satellite server so you can securely transfer content. This can be downloaded over http from the
/pub/ directory of any Satellite. The file is called
RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT, but can be renamed and placed anywhere on the slave Satellite, such as the
For information about SSL configuration for use with RHN Satellite, refer to Chapter 3, "SSL Infrastructure" in the RHN Satellite Client Configuration Guide
Once the SSL certificate is placed on the slave server, you can see the list of channels available to sync from the master Satellite server by running the following command (replacing the
master.satellite.example.com with the hostname of the master Satellite server):
satellite-sync --iss-parent=master.satellite.example.com --ca-cert=/usr/share/rhn/RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT --list-channels
This command lists both Red Hat Network Hosted channels as well as any custom channels available on the master Satellite server.