rhn-channel (8) - Linux Man Pages

rhn-channel: Subscribe to or unsubscribe system from channel.

NAME

spacewalk-channel - Subscribe to or unsubscribe system from channel.

SYNOPSIS

spacewalk-channel [options]

DESCRIPTION

spacewalk-channel allows you to subscribe to and unsubscribe from specified channels via the command line. A visit to the "Red Hat Satellite" website isn't required.

OPTIONS

-l, --list
Print a list of channel(s) that you are currently subscribed to.
-b, --base
Print a base channel that you are currently subscribed to.
-L, --available-channels
Print a list of all available child channels.
-a, --add
You are subscribing system to given channel(s). You have to specify --user and --password.
-r, --remove
You are unsubscribing system to given channel(s). You have to specify --user and --password.
-u, --user
Your username used to register the system with and for Red Hat Satellite. If you do not enter this option and it is required, you will be prompted.
-p, --password
The password associated with the username specified with the --user option. This is an unencrypted password. If you do not enter this option and it is required, you will be prompted.
-c, --channel
Label of channel you want to subscribe to or unsubscribe from. Can be specified multiple times.
-v, --verbose
Print out successfull action.
-h, --help
Show a help message and exit.

NOTE

The addition and removal of channels is mutually exclusive, please use the command twice.

EXAMPLES

Subscribe to two channels:

spacewalk-channel --add -c rhn-tools-rhel-i386-server-5 -c rhel-i386-server-vt-5 --user username --password password

Unsubscribe from channel:

spacewalk-channel --remove -c rhn-tools-rhel-i386-server-5 -c rhel-i386-server-vt-5 --user username --password password

List subscribed channels:

spacewalk-channel --list

AUTHORS

Miroslav Suchý <msuchy [at] redhat.com>

BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2009-2010 Red Hat, Inc.

This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO

rhnplugin(8), rhn_register(8), up2date(5).