Chapter 5. Finalizing Provisioning Configuration

After you have successfully created a Content View and Activation Key, you need to set up the remaining items necessary to provision a host. This includes configuring provisioning templates and creating host groups.

5.1. Creating Provisioning Templates

This section describes how to set up a provisioning template that you can use to provision multiple hosts, each having the same configuration.

Procedure 5.1. To Create a Provisioning Template:

  1. On the main menu, click HostsProvisioning Templates.
  2. In the Name column, click Satellite Kickstart Default in the list of provisioning templates. This displays the configuration tabs where you can customize the template.
  3. On the Association tab, select RHEL Server 6.5 from the list of applicable operating systems, and then click Submit.
  4. In the Name column, click Kickstart default PXELinux in the list of provisioning templates.
  5. On the Association tab, select RHEL Server 6.5 from the list of applicable operating systems, and then click Submit.
  6. On the main menu, click HostsOperating Systems and then click RHEL Server 6.5. This displays the configuration tabs where you can customize the operating system.
  7. On the Partition Table tab, select Kickstart Default.
  8. On the Installation Media tab, ensure Default_Organization/Library/Red_Hat_6_Server_Kickstart_x86_64_6Server is visible and selected.
  9. On the Templates tab, select Kickstart default PXELinux from the PXELinux drop-down list.
  10. Select Satellite Kickstart Default from the Provision drop-down list, and then click Submit.