rhn_register man page

rhn_register — Connect to Spacewalk Server, Red Hat Satellite or Red Hat Network Classic.

Synopsis

rhn_register [options]

Description

rhn_register is a client program that registers your system with "Spacewalk Server", "Red Hat Satellite" or "Red Hat Network Classic". 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 "Spacewalk Server" or "Red Hat Satellite" or "Red Hat Network Classic". This file does not exist otherwise.

/etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date

The common configuration file used by Red Hat client programs.

See Also

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

Authors

See the AUTHORS file included with this software.

This manual page was written by James Bowes <jbowes@redhat.com>

Bugs

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

Referenced By

dnf.plugin.spacewalk(8), rhn_check(8), rhnplugin(8), rhn-profile-sync(8), rhnreg_ks(8), rhnsd(8), spacewalk-channel(8), up2date(5).

2011 February 4 Linux Red Hat, Inc.