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Spacewalk (CentOS Satellite Version)

Create Kickstart Tree Automatically for provisioning – Spacewalk

It’s very easy to create a Kickstart tree in Spacewalk and that to in a Automated fashion for provisioning hosts. All you have to do is create a Base Channel for CentOS and then create a Repo and then marry both and then at the time of Repo sync choose the option of “Creating a kickstartable tree”.

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Spacewalk (CentOS Satellite Version)

Install Spacewalk 2.2 on CentOS

This article shows you the steps to install Spacewalk 2.2 (aka Satellite) version on CentOS. To start with the install we need make sure that firewall and hostname and IP are configured correctly. Make sure that these ports are opened in the firewall.

Ports required:
Outbound open ports — 80, 443, 4545
Inbound open ports — 80, 443, 5222 and 5269, 69 udp if you want to use tftp (for kickstart PXE)

RAM requirements — 2GB Minimum , 4GB Recommended

This article will be based on CentOS 6. There is a one click script as well in BASH SCRIPTS section.

Requirements:
Make sure the hostname ,static IP and host entry is setup properly.

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Spacewalk (CentOS Satellite Version)

Install and Register Spacewalk Clients

This article shows you How To register Spacewalk Clients to the Spacewalk Server. All you need is to make sure before the registration you are logged in as ROOT and the SSL Cert is downloaded from the server to the client host. There is a Once Click BASH SCRIPT as well you can download.