Red Hat Satellite 6.1
Learn more about 6.1
Deploy, scale, and manage your instances. Anywhere. Find out more about how Satellite can manage provisioning, configuration, drift, and reporting for all of your systems, from physical to cloud.
Discovery automatically finds bare-metal nodes on the provisioning network, helps those discovered nodes to self-register, scans for upload hardware facts, and even automatically provisions the physical machines based on their profiles. Learn more.
Capsules simultaneously allow administrators to secure their environments by controlling communication to individual systems and to scale their environment by launching independent, local management systems. Capsule isolation allows you to design an environment for maximum security and availability. Learn more.
Dashboards & Reporting
Colorful, data-rich dashboards and enhanced reporting make it simpler to view the systems within your infrastructure and manage audits, compliance, and maintenance.
Review and apply errata to a single host or an entire collection -- and the workflow is now cleaner, simpler, and easier. Identify which systems need an errata, check errata by content repository, and manage notifications. Learn more.
Complete lifecycle management for Linux containers, the same way you handle other content repositories. Satellite 6.1 can sync containers from Docker Hub, Red Hat, or your own customer repo. Push containers to special compute nodes, run images, and manage running processes. Learn more.
Get Started with Red Hat Satellite 6
For a basic server installation, you'll need:
Find the subscription pool to use.
# subscription-manager list --available --all +-------------------------------------------+ Available Subscriptions +-------------------------------------------+ ProductName: Red Hat Satellite ProductId: MCT3097 PoolId: 01234 Quantity: 10 Multi-Wntitlement: No Expires: 08/20/2019 MachineType: physical
Attach the subscription.
Use the PoolId from the list command.
# subscription-manager attach --pool=01234
Configure the respositories.Disable the default repositories to prevent conflicts, and then enable the specific Satellite 6 and RHEL repositories. This example uses RHEL 6.
# subscription-manager repos --disable "*" # subscription manager repos --enable rhel-6-server-rpms --enable rhel-server-rhscl-6-rpms --enable rhel-6-server-satellite-6.1-rpms
Install the Satellite packages.
# yum install katello
Run the katello installer.
There are a lot of different available configuration options with the katello installer command, depending on how you want to configure your environment. For more information, see the Installation Guide.
Open the UI.
The Satellite UI is available by opening the server's hostname in a web browser. Unless something else was specified during installation, the default username is admin.