16.3. Adding Content to Host Collections

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

16.3.1. Adding Packages to a Host Collection

The following procedure shows how to add packages to host collections.

Prerequisites

  • 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 16.3. To Add Packages to Host Collections:

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

16.3.2. Adding Errata to a Host Collection

The following procedure shows how to add errata to host collections.

Prerequisites

  • 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 16.4. To Add Errata to a Host Collection:

  1. Click HostsHost Collections.
  2. Select the host collection where the errata should be added.
  3. On the Collection Actions tab, click Errata Installation.
  4. Select the errata you want to add to the host collection and click Install Selected.