If you plan to deploy RHEL guests with Satellite 6 and your DNS server of choice is Microsoft DNS than Satellite 6 is also able to create / delete appropriate DNS entries for newly created hosts automatically via foremen-proxy on Microsoft DNS. This article describes on how to configure both Satellite 6 and Microsoft DNS.
You will find a good overview of common administrative commands in RHEL 5, 6 and 7 on the following link.
NailGun provides an easy to us Python library that facilitates easy usage of the Satellite 6 API. This is an Upstream project and is not officially supported by Red Hat. Official project website: visit Github Documentation: visit Red the Docs Examples: click here or here
I have created a Python script which automatically registers your existing RHEL clients to a Satellite 6 / Katello 2 server or Capsule. It also configures your Puppet agent, creates a “Host” entry in Satellite 6 / Katello 2 Web-UI and starts an initial Puppet run. All you need to do is to sign the […]
The Satellite “katello-installer” currently does not offer options to configure foreman proxy settings during installation. This leads to the problem that if you manually configured settings in /etc/foreman-proxy/settings.d/ these settings will be set back to default after each “katello-installer –upgrade”. I already filed an RFE to extend the katello-installer options in the future (see here).
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Please check out here: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2015:2621
Satellite 6.1 provides a possibility to integrate OpenSCAP into Satellite. OpenSCAP is a security and vulnerability scanner which creates compliance reports for your hosts. More information about OpenSCAP: klick here More information on how to integrate OpenSCAP into Satellite: klick here There is currently a bug (see BZ 1259188, should be fixed with Satellite 6.1.6) […]
Satellite 6 works with so called Content Views. New in Satellite 6.1 is the way how to apply Errata to hosts. It`s now possible to create minor versions of Content Views to apply Errata to hosts without creating a complete new version of your Content View. How this works is described in this article.
Red Hat offers a Satellite 6 Blog where you can find newest information regarding Satellite 6. You can find this blog here.