4.3.2. Database Configuration

The next step creates and populates the initial database. This step can take quite a while. If you would like to monitor the progress of the installation, use tail in a separate window to monitor the /var/log/rhn/install_db.log file.
Embedded Database

If you are installing Red Hat Network Satellite with an Embedded Database, this process is automatic.

** Database: Setting up database connection for Oracle backend.
** Database: Testing database connection.
** Database: Populating database.
*** Progress: ######
Stand-Alone Database

If you are installing Red Hat Network Satellite with a Stand-Alone Database, the installer asks for connection details to your Stand-Alone Database.

** Database: Setting up database connection for Oracle backend.
Database service name (SID)? orcl
Database hostname [localhost]? 10.5.63.161
Username? satuser
Password? ********
** Database: Testing database connection.
** Database: Populating database.
*** Progress: ######
Once database installation is complete, the Satellite continues configuration.