Enabling repositories inside a Docker-formatted container image and utilizing Red Hat subscriptions or entitlements to access repositories

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  • Running docker container runtime on a RHEL 7 host and need to enable or disable specific repositories inside the container
  • When using a Docker-formatted container image, how do I get software from Red Hat Network?
  • How can this be accomplished in a Dockerfile?
  • How are RHEL 6 repositories enabled inside a container running on RHEL 7?
  • I am seeing issues related to KB 203603
  • How to enable rhel-7-server-thirdparty-oracle-java-rpms repository inside the docker container ?

    failure: repodata/repomd.xml from rhel-sjis-for-rhel-7-server-rpms: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
    https://cdn.redhat.com/content/dist/rhel/server/7/7Server/x86_64/sjis/os/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTPS Error 404 - Not Found


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3.x+
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host
  • Docker-formatted container images being built/run

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