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1.9. Content Delivery Network (CDN) Channels

This section describes the channel and repository settings required to deploy Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.
You can install Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 through the Content Delivery Network (CDN). To do so, configure subscription-manager to use the correct channels.

Warning

Do not upgrade to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 kernel without also upgrading from Open vSwitch (OVS) 2.4.0 to OVS 2.5.0. If only the kernel is upgraded, then OVS will stop functioning.
Run the following command to enable a CDN channel:
#subscription-manager repos --enable=[reponame]
Run the following command to disable a CDN channel:
#subscription-manager repos --disable=[reponame]

Table 1.1.  Required Channels (x86_64)

Channel Repository Name
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server (RPMS) rhel-7-server-rpms
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server - RH Common (RPMs) rhel-7-server-rh-common-rpms
Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Availability (for RHEL 7 Server) rhel-ha-for-rhel-7-server-rpms
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 for RHEL 7 (RPMs) rhel-7-server-openstack-12-rpms
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server - Extras (RPMs) rhel-7-server-extras-rpms

Table 1.2.  Optional Channels (x86_64)

Channel Repository Name
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server - Optional rhel-7-server-optional-rpms
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 (RPMs) rhel-7-server-openstack-12-optools-rpms

Table 1.3.  Required Channels (ppc64le)

Channel Repository Name
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM Power, little endian rhel-7-for-power-le-rpms
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 for RHEL 7 (RPMs) rhel-7-server-openstack-12-for-power-le-rpms
Channels to Disable

The following table outlines the channels you must disable to ensure Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 functions correctly.

Table 1.4.  Channels to Disable

Channel Repository Name
Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine "cf-me-*"
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization "rhel-7-server-rhev*"
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server - Extended Update Support "*-eus-rpms"

Warning

Some packages in the Red Hat OpenStack Platform software repositories conflict with packages provided by the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) software repositories. The use of Red Hat OpenStack Platform on systems with the EPEL software repositories enabled is unsupported.