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5.6. Creating and Editing Activation Keys

After you have successfully published a Content View, you need to create an Activation Key to associate with a Host Group.

Creating and Editing an Activation Key Using the Web UI

  1. On the main menu, click ContentActivation KeysCreate Activation Key.
  2. In the Name field, enter a name.
  3. If applicable, clear the Unlimited Hosts check box. It is selected by default.

    You can use this field to control how many times a given activation key is used. For example, if you associate the key with a subscription that has a limited quantity, you can set the limit on the activation key to eliminate exceeding that quantity.

  4. Select the check box for your environment.
  5. In the Content View drop-down list, select the RHEL 7 x86_64 Content View, and then click Save.
  6. On the Activation Keys page, click the Subscriptions tab, then click the Add tab to display the list of available subscriptions.
  7. From the list of available subscriptions, select the subscriptions you want to add.
  8. Click Add Selected.

If you do not plan to use Satellite Server to patch your systems, continue to Creating Provisioning Templates.