Which BaseOS Kickstart repository should be enabled on Red Hat Satellite 6 to provision RHEL8 machines?

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Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Issue

  • What is the difference between Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64-BaseOS Kickstart 8 vs Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - BaseOS Kickstart 8.x.
  • Which Kickstart repository should be enabled on Red Hat Satellite to provision RHEL8 system?

Resolution

  • Kickstart repo with version 8.x is the correct one.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - BaseOS Kickstart 8.0  ==> correct
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - BaseOS Kickstart 8    ==> will be removed(do not enable)
  • Red Hat Engineering will remove version 8 from the Red Hat Satellite soon.

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