- Red Hat Satellite 6
- After creating a separate user for remote execution , the foreman-proxy's SSH key is still used for remote execution.
Create an SSH key pair and choose the desired location for it, or using an existing one:
Run the following command on both satellite and the capsules to set the directory where SSH keys are stored and the private SSH key name :
# satellite-installer --foreman-proxy-plugin-remote-execution-ssh-ssh-identity-dir [Directory where SSH keys are stored] \ --foreman-proxy-plugin-remote-execution-ssh-ssh-identity-file [Private SSH key name]
Ensure that foreman-proxy user can access and read the new SSH keypair without any issues.
# su - foreman-proxy -s /bin/bash -c "ls -l /PATH/TO/NEW/SSH/KEYPAIR/DIRECTORY/" # curl -vvv https://<satellite or capsule fqdn>:9090/ssh/pubkey
If either or both of the command returns Access Denied or Permission Denied, then set appropriate permission or ACL for the directory where SSH keys are stored.
The easiest way to do that would be setting an ACL for the foreman-proxy user as displayed below.
# setfacl -R -m u:foreman-proxy:rwx /PATH/TO/NEW/SSH/KEYPAIR/DIRECTORY/
- The satellite is configured by default to use the foreman-proxy SSH key to run the remote execution.
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