spacewalk-channel man page

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 "Spacewalk Server", "Red Hat Satellite" or "Red Hat Network Classic" 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 Network Classic, Red Hat Satellite or Spacewalk. 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

See Also

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

Authors

Miroslav Suchý <msuchy@redhat.com>

Bugs

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

Referenced By

The man page rhn-channel(8) is an alias of spacewalk-channel(8).

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