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Registering CentOS7 to Red Hat Satellite, host does not show in GUI

Good day all Having followed (for the most part) the instructions from this link(https://therootuser.com/2017/11/16/adding-centos-server-satellite-6-2/), I was able to get a CentOS 7 server registered ...
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Need help for TLS1.2 Cipher disabling in RHEL satellite server version - 6.5.2

We need to disable TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 running on port 8008 and 9090 . Below processes are running on ports 8008 and 9090 respectively - ruby /usr/bin/smart_proxy_dynflow_core -d -p /var/...
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Using Satellite Server to provision CentOS

Using RedHat Satellite Server 6.7, is there a way to provision bare-metal CentOS systems? Satellite Server generally supports CentOS for updates. Satellite Server also supports a very simple method to ...
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Spacewalk command to find if hostname already exists [duplicate]

I have problem where duplicates are being made in spacewalk if someone uses the same hostname and runs my join script. Is there a command to check if a system already exists?
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Query RHEL Satellite Server to check if hostname exists

As I register machines via bash script to RHEL Satellite and Spacewalk, how can I check if the hostname already exists so I don't have duplicates?
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Remote system over satellite link

I have a remote system that is only accessible by satellite link. Latency is on the order of 2000ms and the upload bandwidth is in bps. I'm having trouble understanding how to administrate the system. ...
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Using Foreman's host groups in hiera.yaml :hierarchy section

Does anyone know how to set a correct path in :hierarchy section of hiera.yaml config to apply configuration to Foreman's host groups? I tried to use this settings with %{::hostgroup} variable, but it ...
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Satellite 5.8 - cdn-sync not syncing

I've been working with a RedHat Satellite that is used for internal Linux systems. It's set up to sync a subset of the channels available from RedHat, and the sync has been done using satellite-sync ...
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firewalld puppet module unable to add multiple sources error: INVALID ZONE on second source

We have a puppet module (v3.6.2 as we're using it for Satellite 6) The module works as expected, except when adding multiple sources to a zone. It will add the zone and then add one souce, then error ...
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Foreman on Centos 7: how to list hosts with Package X installed

We tried very hard to install and love Spacewalk without success. So we moved to Satellite 6, which on Centos 7 is the Foreman/Katello/Pulp/Candlepin combo. It's all set up fine, and we are using it ...
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RedHat Satellite/Katello and Hiera

I'm using RedHat Satellite 6.1.1, and am successfully syncing Puppet modules from a local forge into the Katello part of Satellite. However, I'm not sure how to go about syncing my Hiera data. ...
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Katello subscription-manager: wrong Yum repo URL?

I'm using RH Satellite 6, and have built a katello capsule. I've synced a very specific environment/content view over to the capsule. I'm trying to build a node from the capsule to test things out, ...
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redhat satellite + downgrade procedure - how

I used the RHN - red-hat satellite version 5.x in order to install errata patch: ( on linux version 6.x ) glibc-2.12-1.166.el6_7.7.x86_64 while the curent patch on my linux was: glibc-devel-2....
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Least privilege AWS IAM policy for Foreman / RH Satellite to fully manage an EC2 compute resource

First post, so I apologize in advance if I miss some conventions. I'm trying to discover the least privilege access required for Foreman/RH Satellite to be able to fully manage an EC2 compute ...
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Spacewalk: How to create system groups in new Orginization?

I am building a new Spacewalk server (running on CentOS7) based on the configuration of our current one. The current one is far out of date and the pxe boot is broken so I want to start fresh. That ...
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PXE boot a VMware guest by specifying the IP configuration in the guest's boot options. No DHCP available

I am in a situation where I do not have control over DHCP on a subnet. I have a Satellite server that I want to use to provision VMware guests. The Satellite is on a different subnet and VLAN. Is ...
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iptables command from RHEL documentation for cobbler, fails in RHEL 7

This seems like a very simple question. But I don't see anything much about it on the web. The command comes from the RHEL documentation itself, so I would expect that it works... and yet it fails. ...
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Satellite 6's puppet is unable to find the hiera data sources

Using Satellite 6 which comes with Foreman 1.6.0.53. By default, Puppetlabs' documentation states that hiera configuration should be in $config/hiera.yaml. # puppet config print confdir hiera_config ...
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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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CentOS 7 with Red Hat Satellite 6

We're using Satellite 6 to manage our RHEL servers. For some side projects, we'll be using CentOS 7 to limit the costs. Of course we'd like to use Satellite 6 as well to centrally manage these CentOS ...
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Redhat Satellite 5.5.0 Remote Command Setup issue

I have setup Remote Commands on Redhat Satellite version 5.5.0 and trying to understand how the schedule works. The Remote Commands are already working on the clients but it appears that when we try ...
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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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Troubleshooting High TCP Retransmit Rate

I've been attempting to troubleshoot a network issue that presents with very high rate of TCP retransmits. 36 samples (taken with Wireshark 1.10.8 running on 32-bit Windows 7) totaling a little over ...
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I have servers that keep becoming inactive in RHEL Satellite 5.3

I have lots of RHEL 5 servers subscribed to a Satellite 5.3 server (I know it's all old, not my choice). After I register servers, many of them seem to fall out and become inactive and require ...
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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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Best practices in keeping older versions of RHEL secure?

We are running RHN Satellite and RHEL 6.3 servers with a frozen RHEL 6.3-channel. What are the best practices in keeping older RHEL 6.3-servers secure? It is important that: We do not get new ...
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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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Is there a way to get Satellite 5.3 to list which packages are installed on each system?

I'm trying to generate a list of all the packages installed per server without having to go through each using rpm. I'm thinking Satellite should be able to provide this in a decent (hopefully easily ...
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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 --destChannel=rhel-...
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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 64-...
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Why does Satellite need a kickstartable distribution for cloned channels, but not on the official main Red Hat Channel?

I have been using Satellite for a while now and I am able to kickstart machines directly from the official main RH channels Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 for 64-bit x86_64) Red Hat Enterprise Linux ...
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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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Schedule/queue large e-mails in Exchange 2010, defer until latency drops

My challenge We have Exchange servers at various sites, but also aboard ships. The ships are connected to our network through satellite links when at sea, but switch to WiFi bridges when in port. ...
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Win 2008/FTP/Filezilla - Intermittent critical transfer errors

I work from home, off-grid, with a somewhat shaky satellite connection. There's a good chance that when uploading web files, it will hiccup, and the upload starts over. Until recently, our company ...
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TCP Window Scaling for Satellite Connections

A satellite connection generally has a RTT around 500ms. Connections generally suffer sub-optimal transfer speeds, in spite of large amounts of bandwidth because TCP acknowledgements take too long to ...
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Multicast File copy with Unicast responses

I'm trying to do some multicast big file copies over to remote clients on the other side of a satellite link. The idea is to minimize the amount of traffic going up to the satellite. I tried using ...
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Speeding up Outlook Express on Windows XP over satellite

My brother is in the field with Doctors Without Borders. I'm posting this question on his behalf. We use outlook express (on a pc running windows XP) and a 9600 baud dial up satellite phone modem ...
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RDP Over Mobile Satellite Internet

I am planning a vacation to a destination that will not allow me to have cell or Internet service. I play a role in my organization such that in an emergency situation, my availability is of some ...
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RHN Satellite / Spacewalk custom channels, best practice?

I'm currently setting up RHN Satellite, and all works well. I'm in the process of creating custom channels, since we have certain software which should be available for all nodes of satellite, e.g. ...
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Open source alternative for Canonical Landscape? [closed]

From Canonical: Landscape is an easy-to-use systems management and monitoring service that enables you to manage multiple Ubuntu machines as easily as one through a simple Web-based ...
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recommend a Satelite internet provider [closed]

A part of our team is in Afghanistan and they are now asking me to find an internet solution for their office. The only option I can think of is satellite internet access, but unfortunately I do not ...
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Postfix sendmail -f configuration

I have Postfix installed on two servers. One of them writes e-mail (satellite) and the other one delivers the e-mails (smarthost). When I write e-mail from the satellite server I'm using the sendmail ...
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stream satellite signal to clients

In our new office I would like to allow some people to view satellite channels by setting up a streaming server and then allowing clients on different OSes (Windows, Linux & Mac) to view this ...
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Satellite data in Russia? [closed]

Anyone familiar with options for transmitting data in Russia? I'd be interested in hearing about low-speed packet data and faster. Not really looking at VSAT initially as I'd like to keep the power ...
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How Do I Configure Exim4 on Ubuntu to Send Mail Using Google Apps?

I have an Ubuntu VPS that is using exim4 as a satellite email server set up to send mail through Google Apps. Mail meant to go to an address hosted by Google gets delivered. This means that things ...