rhn_register (8) - Linux Man Pages

rhn_register: Connect to Red Hat Satellite.

NAME

rhn_register - Connect to Red Hat Satellite.

SYNOPSIS

rhn_register [options]

DESCRIPTION

rhn_register is a client program that registers your system with "Red Hat Satellite". After registering, your system can receive software updates, install new software, and remotely manage your system. It can run both in graphical and text modes.

OPTIONS

-v, --verbose
Increase the debugging output.
--proxy=PROXY
Specify an http proxy to use.
--proxyUser=PROXYUSER
Specify a username to use for an authenticated proxy. This option must be used in conjunction with proxyPassword.
--proxyPassword=PROXYPASSWORD
Specify a password to use for an authenticated proxy. This option must be used in conjunction with proxyUser.
--nox
Run in text mode.
--version
Show the program's version number and exit.
-h, --help
Show a help message and exit.

FILES

/etc/sysconfig/rhn/systemid
The digital server ID for this machine if the system has been registered onto "Red Hat Satellite". This file does not exist otherwise.
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date
The common configuration file used by Red Hat client programs.

AUTHORS

See the AUTHORS file included with this software.

This manual page was written by James Bowes <jbowes [at] redhat.com>

BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1999-2011 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

rhn_check(8), rhnreg_ks(8), rhnsd(8), rhn-profile-sync(8), rhnplugin(8), up2date(5).