Re: [Spacewalk-list] Managing Channels/Repositories - Patching Workflow

2019-01-16 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
on your side, I'll be interested in your results. Unfortunately I didn't any more informations on web regarding this problematic. Regards, Jérôme From: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> [mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com] On Behalf Of p.cook..

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Spacewalk - Patching Log Files

2019-01-15 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
. On Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 5:24 AM p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk> mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk>> wrote: Good morning all I’ve found that /var/log/yum.log, on client systems, isn’t updated when patching RHEL 6/7 systems from a Spacewalk server (v2.8). I know details

[Spacewalk-list] Managing Channels/Repositories - Patching Workflow

2019-01-15 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi all I've recently built a SW 2.8 environment, added Channels/Repositories for RHEL/Oracle Linux 6/7 and successfully patched relevant client systems. I now want to know how people are managing their patching workflow - at this point in time I just want to ensure the same group of patches

[Spacewalk-list] Spacewalk Provisioning

2019-01-22 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi all I've recently built a SW 2.8 environment on a RHEL 7 server, added Channels/Repositories for RHEL/Oracle Linux 6/7 and successfully patched relevant client systems. I now want to look at provisioning RHEL/Oracle Linux 6/7 systems - I won't be using a DHCP server. Can anyone supply

Re: [Spacewalk-list] issue with new channel

2019-01-17 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Yang After creating several cloned repo’s I started to see “java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space” messages in “/var/log/rhn/rhn_taskomatic_daemon.log” In addition, the generation of repo metadata, for some of the larger repo’s, wasn’t completing. There are lots of hits about this

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Managing Channels/Repositories - Patching Workflow

2019-01-17 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
edhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> [mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com] On Behalf Of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk> Sent: Mittwoch, 16. Januar 2019 14:38 To: spacewalk-list@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list@redhat.com> Subject: Re: [Spacew

Re: [Spacewalk-list] package install fail

2019-01-16 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Personally, I’ve only been using Spacewalk for patching, rather than provisioning, although that is my next objective. However, it would seem it can’t find the package and therefore, you’re not pointing to the right area or there’s sort of configuration issue. May be the following link will

[Spacewalk-list] FW: Managing Channels/Repositories - Patching Workflow

2019-01-17 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
nteresting. I'll also do some tests and give you feedback. I'm very interested in the results of the re-sync because that is actually the most important thing. Best regards, Jérôme From: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> [mailto:spacewalk-lis

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Repo question...

2019-01-18 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Initially, browse here: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/ You can then drill down to every repo you may need. You'll probably want at least os (base) and updates: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/os/x86_64/ http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/updates/x86_64/

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Any chance to get "Schedule"-Jobs running on SW-Server?

2019-01-23 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Matthias I’m not entirely sure what you’re asking but you can schedule scripts from the Spacewalk Web UI in the following way: Systems > Click on system name > Remote Command - Add script details then click on Schedule Click on Schedule top menu item to see progress of Action Note, by

[Spacewalk-list] FW: Spacewalk Provisioning

2019-01-23 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
I know it hasn't been too long, but does anyone have any information for me please, as I really do want to get started with provisioning? Many thanks Phil From: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com On Behalf Of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk Sent: 22 January 2019 13:30 To: spacewalk-list@redhat.com

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Antwort: Re: Any chance to get "Schedule"-Jobs running on SW-Server?

2019-01-23 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
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Re: [Spacewalk-list] Antwort: Re: Antwort: Re: Any chance to get "Schedule"-Jobs running on SW-Server?

2019-01-23 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
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Re: [Spacewalk-list] [EXTERNAL] Spacewalk 2.8 - Patching RHEL 6/7 Servers

2018-12-11 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
t-boun...@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com>> on behalf of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk> mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk>> Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 4:16 AM To: spacewalk-list@redhat.com&l

Re: [Spacewalk-list] [EXTERNAL] Spacewalk 2.8 - Patching RHEL 6/7 Servers

2018-12-13 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
alk server (part of the OS, not Spacewalk) to allow it to trust the certificate. You’re very much not the only person to have raised this on this mailing list – a check of the archives might help you! Graeme From: mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com>> on behalf of "p.cook...@bha

Re: [Spacewalk-list] [EXTERNAL] Spacewalk 2.8 - Patching RHEL 6/7 Servers

2018-12-13 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
ificate. You’re very much not the only person to have raised this on this mailing list – a check of the archives might help you! Graeme From: mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com>> on behalf of "p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk>" mailto:p.cook...@bha

[Spacewalk-list] spacewalk-report missing

2018-12-18 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi all Does anyone know why I wouldn't have "spacewalk-report" immediately available after installing Spacewalk 2.8 - it appears it should be bundled with the main app? Subsequently, I thought it might have to be installed separately, perhaps, but it isn't available in the Spacewalk repo and I

[Spacewalk-list] FW: spacewalk-report missing

2018-12-18 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hello again all Please ignore this query. I've discovered that the "spacewalk-reports" (plural "s" on end) package needs to be installed, to obtain the "spacewalk-report" utility, and that this is actually available from the Spacewalk repository. Regards Phil From: Philip Cookson (IT

[Spacewalk-list] Internal Server Error - Snapshot Rollback

2018-12-11 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
an "Internal Server Error" and no Rollback occurred. The Rollback worked fine, yesterday, when I patched just one of these packages though. Any ideas? Regards Philip Cookson Linux Administrator (Contractor) IT Services ERI Building Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT Tel: 0121 414 4731 Ema

[Spacewalk-list] Rollback to Snapshot - Internal Server Error

2018-12-14 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi all I have a new environment with Spacewalk 2.8 installed on RHEL 7. Also, I appear to have successfully synced RHEL 6/7 repositories and patched client systems from them. However, subsequently, I've tagged a Snapshot but if I try and Rollback to this Snapshot I get an "Internal Server

Re: [Spacewalk-list] osa-dispatcher installation on spacewalk proxy

2018-12-12 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi I suspect not - just follow official documentation for installing Spacewalk, Spacewalk Proxy and OSAD on to client systems. Hopefully, following links will help: https://github.com/spacewalkproject/spacewalk/wiki/HowToInstall

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Patch notifications and logs

2018-12-10 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Anand Are you only relying on rhn_check to pickup the patching request or have you installed Open Source Architecture Daemon (OSAD) on the client? The latter should be quicker. You may find the following link useful: https://github.com/spacewalkproject/spacewalk/wiki/OsadHowTo You could

Re: [Spacewalk-list] [EXTERNAL] Spacewalk 2.8 - Patching RHEL 6/7 Servers

2018-11-27 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
..@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com>> On Behalf Of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk> Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 4:17 AM To: spacewalk-list@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list@redhat.com> Subject: Re: [Spacewalk-l

[Spacewalk-list] Spacewalk 2.8 - Patching RHEL 6/7 Servers

2018-11-26 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Good afternoon I'm currently looking in to options for introducing a single centralised patching solution for both Oracle Linux 6/7 and RHEL 6/7 systems. There are about 100 Oracle Linux servers and 50 RHEL servers. I'm starting with the Spacewalk product and therefore, built a proof of

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Patching notifcation - status & alerts

2018-11-26 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Sethu I've raised a separate query, today, asking how to configure patching of RHEL 6/7 servers with Spacewalk. As it seems that you're already patching RHEL 7 servers, can you let me know how you've managed this please? Sorry for hijacking your "patching notification" thread! Regards Phil

Re: [Spacewalk-list] [EXTERNAL] Spacewalk 2.8 - Patching RHEL 6/7 Servers

2018-11-27 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
lk-list-boun...@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com>> on behalf of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk> mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk>> Sent: Monday, November 26, 2018 7:20 AM To: spacewalk-list@redhat.com<ma

Re: [Spacewalk-list] [EXTERNAL] Spacewalk 2.8 - Patching RHEL 6/7 Servers

2018-11-27 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
to my local repo server. I can now get all the rhel 6 and 7 patches into spacewalk. From: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com>> on behalf of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk&l

[Spacewalk-list] Spacewalk - Patching Log Files

2019-01-09 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
ritten to the embedded PostgreSQL database? Regards Philip Cookson Linux Administrator IT Services ERI Building Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT Tel: 0121 414 4731 Email: p.cook...@bham.ac.uk ___ Spacewalk-list mailing list Spacewalk-list@redhat.com

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Redhat channel on spacewalk

2019-04-02 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
at.com>> On Behalf Of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk> Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:06 PM To: spacewalk-list@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list@redhat.com> Subject: [External] Re: [Spacewalk-list] Redhat channel on spacewalk This message is from an EXTER

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Redhat channel on spacewalk

2019-03-21 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Debayan I found Robert's instructions, from the list, useful - see link below: https://www.redhat.com/archives/spacewalk-list/2016-January/msg00014.html Note, I believe this is un-supported by Red Hat if you go down this route though. Regards Phil From: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com

[Spacewalk-list] spacewalk-report enhancement

2019-04-04 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
t lacks the patch type details of the "spacewalk-report system-currency" report. Equally, if anyone knows of an alternative way of doing this, then that would be good too. Regards Philip Cookson Linux Administrator IT Services ERI Building Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT Tel: 0

Re: [Spacewalk-list] spacewalk-report enhancement

2019-04-04 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
-Original Message- From: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com On Behalf Of michael.mr...@redhat.com Sent: 04 April 2019 10:28 To: spacewalk-list@redhat.com Subject: Re: [Spacewalk-list] spacewalk-report enhancement p.cook...@bham.ac.uk: > Good morning > > I really like the "sp

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Clients not Updating / Missing Python Files

2019-04-04 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Merphis You need to install Spacewalk's CA certificate on the client to enable SSL communication: # rpm -Uvh http:///pub/rhn-org-trusted-ssl-cert-1.0-1.noarch.rpm Add certificate to database: # certutil -d sql:/etc/pki/nssdb -An RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT -t C,, -ai

Re: [Spacewalk-list] [External] Re: Need to know about spacewalk internal architecture and why spacewalk is taking time to deploy scheduled actions

2019-04-03 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Debayan OSAD and the related packages come from the spacewalk repo, not the RHEL repo. The details below may help: By default, the rhnsd daemon on a client system connects to the Spacewalk server every four hours (see /etc/sysconfig/rhn/rhnsd) and performs any updates or actions that have

Re: [Spacewalk-list] [External] Re: Need to know about spacewalk internal architecture and why spacewalk is taking time to deploy scheduled actions

2019-04-08 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
; On Behalf Of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk> Sent: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 6:23 PM To: spacewalk-list@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list@redhat.com> Subject: Re: [Spacewalk-list] [External] Re: Need to know about spacewalk internal architecture and why spacewalk

Re: [Spacewalk-list] FW: Disable downloading stock repos in CentOS

2019-02-26 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
pos.d/CentOS-fasttrack.repo # rpm -ql oraclelinux-release-7.5-1.0.5.el7.x86_64 |grep repo # - Thanks and good luck From: "p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk>" mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk>> To:"spacewalk-list@redhat.com<mailto:spac

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Registration to the new server via rhnreg_ks returns an SSL error

2019-02-28 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
com> [mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com] On Behalf Of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk> Sent: 2019年2月28日 17:35 To: spacewalk-list@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list@redhat.com> Subject: Re: [Spacewalk-list] Registration to the new server via rhnreg_ks returns an SSL error

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Antwort: FW: List of patched/to patched systems by commandline

2019-02-27 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
uktur & -Betrieb B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien Untermainanlage 1 60329 Frankfurt am Main Telefon (0 69) 21 04 - 43 30 Telefax (0 69) 21 04 - 40 40 mgru...@metzler.com<mailto:mgru...@metzler.com> www.metzler.com Von:"p.cook...@bham.a

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Registration to the new server via rhnreg_ks returns an SSL error

2019-03-01 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
# cat /var/www/html/pub/RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT Certificate: Data: Version: 3 (0x2) Serial Number: 91:88:95:56:dd:6c:6d:0d -Original Message- From: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com [mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com] On Behalf Of p.cook...@bham.ac.uk

Re: [Spacewalk-list] xmlrpclib.ProtocolError issue with spacewalk-manage-channel-lifecycle

2019-02-22 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Jérôme If you've never modified the default Java memory settings, for Taskomatic, or Tomcat memory settings it's possibly running out of memory and task is crashing. This is a known issue, particularly when you sync large repos etc. See following link for more info:

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Spacewalk 2.8 | Offline Clients

2019-02-22 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
a log directory: script_log_file = /var/log/rhn/rhncfg-action-output.log But even this log file does not exist…… Warm regards, Harald Von: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com>> Im Auftrag von p.cook..

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Disable downloading stock repos in CentOS

2019-02-22 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Paul There are a few options to disable existing repo's really: 1. Move existing related repo files to a different location (like you've described). mkdir /root/Original_Repos mv /etc/yum.repos.d/* /root/Original_Repos/ yum clean all and/or rm -rf /var/cache/yum 2.

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Spacewalk 2.8 | Offline Clients

2019-02-22 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
hncfg-client.conf I can find a log directory: script_log_file = /var/log/rhn/rhncfg-action-output.log But even this log file does not exist…… Warm regards, Harald Von: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.co

Re: [Spacewalk-list] centos mirror and setup in spacewalk

2019-02-22 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Vyas Not sure which versions you're using but you could try the following: CentOS7-base: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/os/x86_64/ CentOS7-updates: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/updates/x86_64/ CentOS7-extras:

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Registration to the new server via rhnreg_ks returns an SSL error

2019-03-01 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
: spacewalk-list@redhat.com; Philip Cookson (IT Services) ; spacewalk-list@redhat.com Subject: Re: [Spacewalk-list] Registration to the new server via rhnreg_ks returns an SSL error Am 28. Februar 2019 11:10:57 MEZ schrieb "p.cook...@bham.ac.uk" : >Obviously, that will work but you

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Registration to the new server via rhnreg_ks returns an SSL error

2019-02-28 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi It's a little more involved than that! I produced these notes, for myself, when un-registering a system from a Dev Spacewalk Server and registering it with a Test Spacewalk Server. It's effectively the same thing that you need to do though. Spacewalk does not provide an option to

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Really slow unresponsive GUI

2019-03-11 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Just checking, did you re-start the Taskomatic service after changing the setting too? Regards Phil -Original Message- From: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com On Behalf Of caig...@cines.fr Sent: 08 March 2019 15:56 To: spacewalk-list Subject: Re: [Spacewalk-list] Really slow

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Really slow unresponsive GUI

2019-03-08 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Lionel Have you looked in /var/log/rhn/rhn_taskomatic_daemon.log too? After seeing "java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space" messages, in there, I changed config for Taskomatic but not sure if this is relevant for you? Current maxmemory (Xmx) can be seen by checking status of

[Spacewalk-list] FW: List of patched/to patched systems by commandline

2019-02-18 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Matthias I’ve come across a “spacecmd” report called “report_outofdatesystems” which may be of interest to you as it produces a very simple list of systems with the number of outstanding patches? spacecmd {SSM:0}> report_outofdatesystems System Packages

Re: [Spacewalk-list] List of patched/to patched systems by commandline

2019-02-12 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Matthias Have you looked at the standard Spacewalk reports or “spacecmd” command at all? The “spacewalk-report” tool outputs information in a CSV format. The related package needs to be installed from the Spacewalk repository: # yum -y install spacewalk-reports The man page

Re: [Spacewalk-list] remote command responses are really slow

2019-02-14 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi This MAY be due to a similar issue someone has reported with systems going offline. Are you using OSAD? If so, my personal notes, below, may help to identify your problem. If everything has been done correctly it may be an infrastructure problem though ie un-reliable network connection or

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Spacewalk 2.8 | Offline Clients

2019-02-14 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Harald Were they ok originally, and stopped working properly, or are you just trying to setup OSAD for the first time? Either way if you work through my personal notes (for OSAD), below, it may help to identify your problem. If everything has been done correctly it may be an infrastructure

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Sequences going wrong

2019-02-14 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Thomas The "Internal Server Error" appears to be a really generic and un-helpful message that comes out of Spacewalk in all sorts of scenario's! I haven't experienced your particular problem but, in the past, I've been advised to look at " /var/log/tomcat/catalina.out" to try and get a

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Spacewalk 2.8 | Offline Clients

2019-02-14 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
regards, Harald Von: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com>> Im Auftrag von p.cook...@bham.ac.uk<mailto:p.cook...@bham.ac.uk> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 14. Februar 2019 10:01 An: spacewa

Re: [Spacewalk-list] specific repo to a server with kickstart

2019-02-07 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
repo during a new kickstart installation? Hope that my question is more understandable? Thanks and best regards, Jérôme From: spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com<mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com> [mailto:spacewalk-list-boun...@redhat.com] On Behalf Of p.cook...@bham

Re: [Spacewalk-list] specific repo to a server with kickstart

2019-02-06 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Jerome I've been using Spacewalk to patch systems for a little while but only started to look in to provisioning with Spacewalk more recently. However, if I understand your question properly, the Base Channel is set when creating a Kickstart Distribution. Subsequently, this is where the

Re: [Spacewalk-list] Clients YUM Repos Not Being Updated

2019-04-18 Thread p.cook...@bham.ac.uk
Hi Matt There’s a utility called “spacewalk-hostname-rename” for that! It’s part of the “spacewalk-utils” package available from the Spacewalk repo. The details in the link below may help you identify what bit hasn’t been done, yet, or the utility may still work for you?