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2.2. Registering Clients with Red Hat Satellite Server

The following procedure describes how to use the rhn_register command to register a system with Red Hat Satellite. Ensure you replace the example host names and domain names with those that apply to your configuration.

Procedure 2.1. To Use rhn_register to Register a System with Red Hat Satellite:

  1. Change into the /usr/share/rhn/ directory and download the SSL certificate to the client:
    # cd /usr/share/rhn/
    # wget
  2. Edit the /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date file and ensure that it contains the following entries:
  3. Use the rhn_register command to register the machine:
    # rhn_register