Subscription Central

Red Hat’s subscription central is a place where customers can learn about Red Hat’s subscription watch tool and simple content access on

Red Hat’s new subscription watch tool allows you to access unified reporting of Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscription usage and utilization information across your hybrid infrastructure.

The subscription watch tool can also report the subscription usage and utilization of your Red Hat OpenShift clusters. Learn how to connect Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform to subscription watch here

Simple content access and subscription watch are available only to customers using Red Hat Satellite 6.5 or later. 

Get Started with Subscription Watch for rhel

  1. 1

    Install Insights on RHEL systems managed by Satellite 

    Activate Insights

  2. 2

    Connect the Satellite uploader to map virtual guests to hosts

    Connect the Satellite uploader

  3. 3

    View usage reporting

    Connect to subscription watch on

  4. 4

    Remove traditional enforcement

    Activate simple content access


Subscription Tracking

Track the usage of your Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscriptions at the fleet or account level in a unified inventory.

Reporting Dashboards

Procurement officers can make effective, data-driven decisions with portfolio-centered reporting dashboards. 

Simplified Subscription Experience

With simple content access and subscription watch, you have access to a set of capabilities in Red Hat Satellite that allows systems to consume content without strict entitlement enforcement.

Multiple Inventory Tools

In addition to Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Insights, you can also use OpenShift telemeter to build a comprehensive inventory view in subscription watch. 

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