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.
FPM is a great project if you want to create your own RPM packages in a very fast way. FPM supports .rpm, .deb etc. as package type. Checkout FPM here. A Wiki is located here.
Find out how Red Hat Satellite 6 supports setting up a Standard Operating Environment (SOE). Click here to find out more.
In some cases it could happen that a Foreman task in Satellite never ends without throwing any error message. In this case you can quit tasks with foreman-rake console.
BE CAREFUL IF YOU PERFORM THE FOLLOWING TASKS
The following tasks can destroy you database. So be careful. Continue reading
In a customer project dealing with RHEL OSP 6 I was asked to create a script to generate a CSV file on a monthly basis to collect statistics for each instance running in a project regardless if the status of an instance is active, shut off or deleted. The Python script uses Python Ceilometerclient and Python Keystoneclient.
To get hardware related data from your Nova compute nodes you can configure SNMP on you compute nodes to store SNMP data in Ceilometer. If you need such data you first need to make sure to install the following packages on your Nova compute nodes:
By default Ceilometer stores data for five days in the MongoDB. To extend the time please change the following value in “/etc/ceilometer/ceilometer.conf” on all your controller nodes:
By default you wont`t get statistics for these meters. To get appropriate statistics you need to configure /etc/nova/nova.conf in the [DEFAULT] section on all your Nova compute nodes as follows:
I`m glad to announce that Red Hat yesterday officially shipped Satellite 6.1. For more information please refer to the following links:
=> Red Hat official announcement
=> ZDnet article