rhnreg_ks (8) - Linux Man Pages

rhnreg_ks: A program for non interactively registering systems to Red Hat Satellite.

NAME

rhnreg_ks - A program for non interactively registering systems to Red Hat Satellite.

SYNOPSIS

rhnreg_ks [options]

DESCRIPTION

rhnreg_ks is a utility for registering a system with the "Red Hat Satellite". It is designed to be used in a non-interactive environment (a kickstart style install, for example). All the information can be specified on the command line or stdin.

OPTIONS

--profilename
Specify the profile name that should be used as an identifier for the system in Red Hat Satellite
--username
The username to register the system with under Red Hat Satellite. This can be an existing Red Hat Satellite username, or a new username.
--password
The password associated with the username specified with the --username option. This is an unencrypted password.
--activationkey
Specify/use a serial number to associate with the system. This is optional, but activation keys can really simplify the registration process. Learn more about activation keys in the online RHN documentation.
--contactinfo
This option has been deprecated. Please login to the server web user interface and update your contactinfo.
--nohardware
Do not probe or upload any hardware information.
--nopackages
Do not profile or upload any package information.
--novirtinfo
Do not profile or upload any virtualization information.
--norhnsd
Do not start rhnsd after completion.
--force
Register the system even if it has already been registered.
--version
Show the version of rhnreg_ks.
--proxy
Specify a HTTP proxy to use.
--proxyUser
Specify a username to use with an authenticated HTTP proxy.
--proxyPassword
Specify a password to use with an authenticated HTTP proxy.
--sslCACert
Specify a path to a SSL CA certificate to use.
--serverUrl
Specify a URL to as the server.
-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 RHN client programs.

EXAMPLES

Register a new system to Red Hat Satellite:

rhnreg_ks --profilename "example_profile_name" --username "someexampleuser" --password "foobar"

AUTHORS

See the AUTHORS file included with this software.

This manual page was written by Adrian Likins <alikins [at] redhat.com> and 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), rhn_register(8), rhnsd(8), rhn-profile-sync(8), rhnplugin(8), up2date(5).