You could also run an "rhn-profile-sync" on the clients (maybe as daily 

But this script might fail, if you have old-style ifconfig "aliases" (e.g. 
eth0:0) interfaces.


> Gesendet: Freitag, 15. März 2019 um 15:01 Uhr
> Von: "William Hongach" <>
> An: "" <>
> Betreff: [Spacewalk-list] Queueing a hardware refresh
> Good Morning All,
> I noticed something interesting in the web gui of our Spacewalk 2.8 server.  
> I'm actually surprised that I did not notice it sooner.  If I change the IP 
> address of a client, this change is not reflected in Systems > Details > 
> Overview > System Info.  This same outdated information for network 
> interfaces is also reflected on the Hardware > Networking tab as well.  
> Our clients check in hourly but this information is not getting updated on 
> the server.  For some reason I assumed it would, but this is not the case 
> because the check in is only looking for scheduled tasks.  I discovered that 
> I needed to visit the Hardware tab and click "Schedule Hardware Refresh" to 
> queue a push of this information from the client.
> This can also be accomplished on the command line using "spacecmd 
> system_schedulehardwarerefresh" so I leave this here as a tip for our newer 
> users after stumbling upon the issue myself.  Have a good day.
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