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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for rhnreg_ks (redhat section 8)

RHNREG_KS(8)			   Red Hat Linux System Manual			     RHNREG_KS(8)

NAME
       rhnreg_ks - a program for non interactively registering systems to Red Hat Network

SYNOPSIS
       rhnreg_ks [OPTION]... [PACKAGE NAME]...

DESCRIPTION
       rhnreg_ks  is  a utility for registering a system with the Red Hat Network. It is designed
       to be used in a non-interactive enviroment (a kickstart style install, for  example).  All
       the information can be specified on the commandline or stdin.

       --profilename
	      Specify  the profilename that should be used as an identifier for the system in Red
	      Hat Network

       --username
	      The username to register the system with under Red Hat  Network.	This  can  be  an
	      existing Red Hat Network username, or a new username.

       --password
	      The  password  associated  with  the username specified with the --username option.
	      This is an unencrypted password.

       --orgid
	      Specify an organizational id of the org to register this	system	under.	 This  is
	      optional, and only used if registered a system to an existing Red Hat Network orga-
	      nization.

       --orgpassword
	      The password assocated with the orgig specified with the --orgid option. This is an
	      unencrypted password.

       --email
	      The  email  address  associated  with  the  username  specified iwth the --username
	      option.

       --serialnumber
	      Specify a servial number to associate with the system. This is optional,	and  only
	      useful when combined with an orgid.

       --contactinfo
	      Read  contact info from standard in. The format is one entry per line, colon seper-
	      ated. Valid options are reg_num, title, first_name, last_name,  company,	position,
	      address1,  address2,  city,  state,  zip,  country, phone, fax, contact_email, con-
	      tact_mail, contact_phone, contact_fax, contact_special, contact_newsletter.

       --nohardware
	      Do not probe or upload any hardware information.

       --nopackages
	      Do not profile or upload any package information.

       --force
	      Register the system even if it has already been registered.

       --version
	      Show the version fo rhnreg_ks

       --proxy
	      Specify a http proxy to use.

FILES
       /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date
	      Configuration settings for up2date and rhnreg_ks
       /usr/share/rhn/RHNS-CA-CERT
	      The ssl certificate authority file used by rhnreg_ks to validate the Red Hat
	      Network ssl servers.

EXAMPLES
       The following registers a new system to Red Hat Network.

	      rhnreg_ks --profilename "example_profile_name" --username "someexampleuser@example.com" --password "foobar"

       The  following examples registers a new system to Red Hat Network including contact
       info.

	      rhnreg_ks --profilename "example_profile_name" --username "someexampleuser@example.com" --password "foobar" --contactinfo < contactinfo

	      where the file "contactinfo" contains data in the format:

	      first_name: Billy
	      last_name: Bob
	      company: SomeCompanyName
	      city: Springfield
	      fax: 555-5555
	      phone: 555-5555

SEE ALSO
       Configuration can be done via up2date --configure. rhnreg_ks is used to register  a
       system to Red Hat Network.  Visit <http://rhn.redhat.com> for access or to sign up.
       You can also run up2date to register a system with Red Hat Network.

Authors
       Written by Adrian Likins <alikins@redhat.com>

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <http://bugzilla.redhat.com>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 1999-2002 Red Hat, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.   There  is  NO  war-
       ranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

4th Berkeley Distribution		Wed 10 April 2002			     RHNREG_KS(8)


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