Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


How to register with Red Hat Network?


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Operating Systems Linux Red Hat How to register with Red Hat Network?
# 1  
Old 09-02-2009
How to register with Red Hat Network?

Hi,

We have Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 running on all our machines and planning to make one machine as a YUM repository server. Using yum utility the rest of the RHEL machines should be able to get the latest patches/ packages.

Done a POC with the packages available in RHEL 5.3 DVD – created a local YUM repo server and distributed the packages to other client machines using yum install.

Info required:
1. How to get RHN license/subscription? How exactly our machine register with RHN? Give me some steps.
2. How to make one machine to connect to Red Hat Network to get the latest packages/patches and distribute to rest of the client machines?

Detailed instructions/steps are much helpful. Thanks in advance.
Please let me know the requirements to complete the above job.



Regards,
Uday

Last edited by uday123; 09-03-2009 at 07:00 AM..
# 2  
Old 09-06-2009
You need to register each system with RHN. You can use the /usr/sbin/rhn_register utility to do this. Registered systems poll RHN using the rhnsd daemon and the /usr/sbin/rhn_check utility every so often. 4 hours is the default but this can be adjusted in /etc/sysconfig/rhn/rhnsd.

Last edited by fpmurphy; 09-06-2009 at 11:01 AM..

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #251
Difficulty: Easy
MILNET was designed for highly classified military communications.
True or False?

8 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Red Hat

Red Hat Network / Support

Dear all, I have around 7 servers which are running under RHEL 5.x Version. I have supported the server for nearly 3 years. Till now I have not contacted RHEL Network Support from Redhat for any services. Now a thought came to my mind , that in any case if there is some issue with the OS or... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: jegaraman
3 Replies

2. Red Hat

Linux Red Hat AS3 Network card is not detecting ...

Dear Expert, I 've installed Redhat linux AS3, My machine having Inbuild network card (Intel(R) 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection). I've downloaded e1000e-2.3.2 from Intel site, but its not working for my machine. I'm unable to configure the Network. ifconfig eth0 xx.xx.xx.xx netmask... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Mohammed Faiz
0 Replies

3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

how to know if i use "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" or "Red Hat Desktop" ?

how to know if i use "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" or "Red Hat Desktop" ? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ahmedamer12
2 Replies

4. Red Hat

System unable to register with Red Hat Networks

ISSUE: The system is unable to register with Redhat network (RHN). SYSTEM DETAILS: RHEL6 (2.6.32-131.2.1.el6.x86_64). The firewall is turned off. I have network connectivity. There is no GUI. All work is done from the command line. The following files are installed:... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: SmithJ
4 Replies

5. Red Hat

How do I network a Suse installed machine with other computers, specifically Red hat Linux?

How do I network a Suse installed machine with other computers, specifically Red hat Linux? This is for a school project, and I can't find any pages that tell how to network a Suse to other computers except how to use a printer. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Anna Hussie
1 Replies

6. Linux

red hat ent 5 network

Hi All, I configured during the installation my red hat 5 ent with dhcp enable. Now I modified to static on ../ifcfg-eth0. It won't change when network is restarted with ../network restart command. I need to do ifdown eth0 and ifup eth0. And when rebooted, it will go back to dhcp. Here's... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: itik
1 Replies

7. Linux

Red-hat AS 2.1 network question

I have setup a AS 2.1 server with no X running or installed. I need to know how to configure the IP and such from command line and change it from DHCP. We used DHCP at first since we didn't know the IP we were going to use and now I need to change it. Any help would be great as Redhat's site just... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Acleoma
2 Replies

8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Network settings on Red Hat

HELP!! How do you change the network setting from auto-duplex to 100 Base T Full Duplex in Red HaT? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: johnlong
1 Replies

Featured Tech Videos