kickstart distribution and profile lables with special characters _ or - are stripped

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  • Incorrect cobbler/pxe boot config when importing kickstart profiles

  • After exporting channels and distributions from a working Satellite 5.3 using rhn-satellite-exporter and tried to import them on a newly installed Satellite, the folders in /tftboot/images and /var/www/cobbler/images have been (hard)linked in a as ksrheli386client5u2. Here special characters _ or - are stripped.


  • Red Hat Network Satellite 5.3

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