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Spacewalk: internal server error creating Kickstart distribution

So a fresh CentOS 7.2 install, fully updated. Installed Spacewalk according to this guide: Here Now Im at the point where I need to create a Kickstart distribution. I fill out the following: ...
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how to patch dev/test servers with production subscription ?

Our Organization has purchased Redhat platinum support subscription (5 years back),and using it for all Prod/Dev/test systems. The Recent Org change and our management decided not to pay platinum ...
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Spacewalk 1.7 - system overview - 0 packages?

I have some systems, that are long now with Centos 6 channel associated. In the systems overview of the SpaceWalk server 1.7 I see only that all of the Centos 6 systems are ok , and 0 Packages to be ...
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Pinning packages in RH SpaceWalk on Centos 7?

Is there any way to pin rpm packages to versions in SpaceWalk? We have kernels running on rare hardware, compiling the kernel is a pain and we don't want or need to do it any more often than major ...
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Foreman 404 while trying to obtain the token

Foreman is giving my kickstart hosts a 404 while trying to get the token. Any ideas what this could be caused by? I tried with wget as well but no luck. /var/log/http/foreman_access.log: -0400] "GET ...
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spacewalk error for centos 5 : Error: requested datatype primary not available

I setup spacewalk on centos 7 and then integrated clients with it. I registered clients for centos 7,6 and 5 with them respective software channel. I can push package installation request from ...
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Options On SpaceWalk Workflow Between Dissimilar Servers

I have been tasked to implement a separated Spacewalk configuration for purely CentOS boxes. Workflow will be test -> preprod -> prod From what I have been Googling, there seems to be two camps. 1. ...
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How can I move packages between Spacewalk channels?

How I can move a set of packages from one channel to another? I haven't found any option in the interface that'd let me do this. My current workflow is to download the rpms, delete them from the ...
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Spacewalk Anaconda Pxe Boot Issue - Kernel Version 3.10… requires linux-firmware 20140911

I'm working with a Spacewalk deployment and have gotten around to the point where I'm looking to boot via pxe using a kickstart file. I've mounted an iso onto the disk using mount -o loop and have ...
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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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Spacewalk (satellite) activation refresh child channels on client

We have a (spacewalk) rhn satellite server running and several hundred machines registered with it with a few activation keys. Each of these keys have one or more child channels. We need to know how ...
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How to install one package on multiple nodes using Spacewalk?

Currently, when one package would like to be installed on multiple nodes using Spacewalk, a system is selected in the System Overview, an install installable package is searched in the software menu, ...
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Easiest way to sync only package and dependencies in spacewalk?

From the web UI and the documentation, spacewalk seems to want to download everything in a given repo regardless of relevance, which isn't so bad if you use all / most of the packages within a repo, ...
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How to Disable GPG checks per Channel in Spacewalk?

Is it possible to disable GPG checks on a per channel basis in Spacewalk? For patching of my servers, I've converted from using local yum repositories on the clients under /etc/yum.repos.d, to ...
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Spacewalk, Kickstart, Cobbler, PXE, Dnsmasq

I have installed a Spacewalk server. One of the final features I am trying to configure is Kickstart. I cannot seem to find any definitive documentation on how to set this up in a "real environment". ...
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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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Spacewalk/Satellite Server - spacewalk-create-channel

I have a Spacewalk installation and I have mirrored the RHEL6 base repo on my server using mrepo. I created a channel using spacewalk-create-channel --user=me --server=localhost --version=6 \ ...
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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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Spacewalk - creating software channels

Is there a way to assign one child channel to multiply parent channels, basically I don't want to duplicate channels (EPEL): How can I achieve something like this: CentOS 6 - x86_64 |- CentOS 6 ...