Red Hat Satellite

Red Hat Satellite 6.8 is now available

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Satellite

Good news! @RedHatSatellite 6.8 is now available! https://t.co/ycZsR3HdsA Note that this release fixes several CVEs! — Unix Sys Admin (@UnixSysAdmin) October 27, 2020 from Twitter https://twitter.com/UnixSysAdmin Red Hat Blog – Red Hat Satellite 6.8 is now available with upgrade improvements and IPv6 support Red Hat Satellite 6.8 Documentation RHSA-2020:4366 – Security Advisory – Important: Satellite […]

Red Hat Satellite

Red Hat Satellite 7

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Satellite 6.6.2

Update: On 16 September 2020, an additional presentation was made to the Foreman Community which highlights some new timeframes for Satellite 7. I’ve updated the article below to reflect these changes. On 18 June 2020, Dana Singleterry of Red Hat Product Management gave the following presentation to the Foreman Community, discussing Red Hat Satellite 7 […]

Ansible

Ansible, Satellite and Katello Automation

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Katello 3.16

Katello and Red Hat Satellite are great tools for managing the lifecycle of your servers. From provisioning to content to patch management, the tools have made great strides over the last few years. In preparation for the Red Hat Satellite 7 release, I thought I would take a look how to spin up a Katello […]

Ansible

Ansible Patch and Reboot

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Satellite 6.6.2

This is a sample playbook which can be used to apply patches to a server and perform a reboot if one is required. This makes use of the handy needs-restarting command from the yum-utils / dnf-utils packages. The vars listed here are suggestions and can be updated to suit the requirements of your environment. For […]

Red Hat Satellite

Satellite 6 Reporting

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Satellite 6.5 introduces a brand new feature – the Satellite Reporting engine. The default reports shipping with this release are: Applicable errata (are my servers up to date with patches?) Host Statuses Registered Hosts (IP Addresses of hosts, O/S versions, Subscriptions, etc) Subscriptions As a result, these are a very good starting point on which […]

Red Hat Satellite

Red Hat Satellite 6.4.1

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Red Hat Satellite 6.4.1 is now available. The main fixes appear to be around upgrades so if you haven’t moved from Satellite 6.3 to 6.4, now is a good time to do so. Here are the relevant links: Red Hat Satellite 6.4.1 is now generally available RHBA-2018:3799 Satellite Server 6.4.1 errata RHBA-2018:3797 Satellite Tools 6.4.1 […]

Red Hat Satellite

Red Hat Satellite 6.3.5

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Red Hat Satellite 6.3.5 was released last week and you can find out all about it at the official blog post Red Hat Blog – Red Hat Satellite 6.3.5 is now generally available . Out now – @RedHatSatellite 6.3.5. “The main driver for the 6.3.5 release is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 compatibility updates and […]