FAQ: Satellite 5.8 after End Of Life

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Issue

  • Which steps I need to take before Satellite 5 End Of Life?
  • How things will work post End Of Life?
  • The Satellite login page displays "Your Satellite Certificate has expired". Is it possible to generate a new Satellite entitlement certificate/manifest after End Of Life?
  • Will Satellite receive updates?
  • Will I be able to sync existing repositories on Satellite 5.8?
  • Can I add new products into my Satellite?
  • My Satellite suddenly stopped downloading packages from CDN. The error message says "ERROR: these channels either do not exist or are not available for synchronization".
  • Due to hardware failure or for some other reasons I'd like to completely reinstall my currently running Satellite 5.8, is it possible?

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 5.8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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