Packages from activation key are not installed at registration time

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  • We use an activation key to register a machine to Satellite
  • The configuration for this key tells a new machine to install a couple of packages, rhncfg-client is one of them
  • However, the software is not installed, and the kickstart fails because the next thing that happens is to get the correct files from the config channels using "rhncfg-client get" because the binary isn't installed


  • Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4

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