14.3. Adding Content to Host Collections

14.3.1. Adding Packages to a Host Collection

These steps show how to add packages to host collections in Red Hat Satellite.
Task Prerequisites

You must meet the following conditions before continuing with this task:

  • The content to be added should be available in one of the existing repositories or added prior to this procedure.
  • Content should be promoted to the environment where the hosts are assigned.

Procedure 14.3. Adding Packages to Host Collections

  1. Click HostsHost Collections.
  2. Click the host collection where the package should be added.
  3. Click the Collection Actions subtab.
  4. Click the Package Installation, Removal, and Updates link.
  5. In the field provided, type in the package or package group name. Then click:
    • Install ‐ if you wish to install a new package
    • Update ‐ if you wish to update an existing package in the host collection
Result:

The selected packages or package groups within the host collection will be installed or updated.

14.3.2. Adding Errata to a Host Collection

These steps show how to add errata to host collections in Red Hat Satellite.
Prerequisites

You must meet the following conditions before continuing with this task:

  • The errata to be added should be available in one of the existing repositories or added prior to this procedure.
  • Errata should be promoted to the environment where the hosts are assigned.

Procedure 14.4. Adding Errata to Host Collections

  1. Click HostsHost Collections.
  2. Choose the host collection where the errata should be added.
  3. Click the Collection Actions subtab.
  4. Click the Errata Installation link.
  5. Choose the errata you wish to push to the host collection and click Install Selected.
Result:

The selected errata will be installed in the hosts within the host collection.