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Which package contains rhn_register?

Spacewalk has been installed, runs and can be accessed. The expectation was that installing Spacewalk was sufficient in order to run rhn_register. [vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo rhn_register sudo: ...
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Spacewalk client OSAD service SSL error

I have some problems with my freshly Spacewalk setup. I have registered my test client, and installed osad service to avoid executing rhn_check. But when I start osad service, I get the following ...
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RHEL servers with no access to Internet constantly polling DNS for xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com

We have several servers, all RHEL6 (x86_64), that are constantly querying our DNS server for xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com. We have nscd installed and configured on each of those servers and hosts caching is ...
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Red Hat Network API connection

I'm creating a perl script that connects to the RHN, however I seem to be struggling. The code I have is this: #!/usr/bin/perl use Frontier::Client; my $HOST = 'xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com'; my $client ...
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RedHat Satellite API system.listPackages and packages.getDetails?

Has anyone found a way to relate packages returned by the client.system.listPackages call to IDs that can be used to look up Package details using the packages.getDetails call? Reading the ...
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Fresh Red Hat 6.4 kickstarts out-of-date

I am using an updated rhel-x86_64-server-6.4 channel to kickstart RHEL 6.4. What can explain servers being kickstarted with an out-of-date RHEL? I would like to kickstart the server with the latest ...
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Pin package versions in RHN?

Is there a way in RHN/Satellite to pin versions of packages to ensure that they don't get upgraded past a certain version? I have some custom applications that require certain packages to be locked at ...
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How can I create software groups in RHN Satellite?

I would like to be able to create software groups, so I can install a group of packages with yum groupinstall, e.g. yum groupinstall oracle-packages Does RHN Satellite support software groups?
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How to secure channels created with spacewalk-create-channel?

Does spacewalk-create-channel (RHN Satellite) create channels without security updates? spacewalk-create-channel --user=username --password=password -v 5 -r Server -u U7 -a i386 ...
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Is it possible to create a RHEL 5.7 channel based on updated (5.9) RHEL channels in Satellite?

I would however like to kickstart new servers based on RHEL 5.7. Both official Red Hat channels in Satellite are already updated to RHEL 5.9 and RHEL 6.4 though. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 for ...
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What to do with subscription-manager in a Red Hat Network Satellite environment?

Yum commands all give the following error message: Unable to read consumer identity It seems however that subscription-manager plugin should be disabled if I use RHN/Satellite? What to do after ...
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Spacewalk dosen't install package unless “rhn_check” excuted on client

From Spacewalk server ( from UI), I could install packages on client only after executing "rhn_check" command on client; until then, it simply shows the action as pending. Date and time are ...
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Red Hat and Likewise

Is likewise available via RHN? I've used likewise-open a few times in ubuntu on small projects but looking at it again for a larger project. I have seen press releases regarding the support of ...
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Convert Oracle enterprise to redhat

Has someone converted successfully a running Oracle Enterprise Linux server to redhat enterprise and was able to register it on RHN network? Tried to install kernel from redhat, updated the rhnsd ...
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RHN won't update currently entitled RHEL v5 server

I recently purchased RHEL v6 so I was able to get entitlements on my recently upgraded RHEL v4 machine to v5 (v6 is down the road currently). However, in the web interface I run the updates, it fails ...
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RHEL: Errata Explained

When doing an "Erratum Search" on the RHN site, and provide a specific package name, I get a result. The result is returned, and I have a single RHBA number, and I click on the link. The next page ...
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YUM RHEL Update Server

I need to create a local RHEL5 Update Server to help eliminate the number of servers exposed to the web. All the local rhel5 servers need to be able to use this server as a repository for patches. I ...