You could also run an "rhn-profile-sync" on the clients (maybe as daily cronjob).
But this script might fail, if you have old-style ifconfig "aliases" (e.g. eth0:0) interfaces. Robert > Gesendet: Freitag, 15. März 2019 um 15:01 Uhr > Von: "William Hongach" <william.hong...@marist.edu> > An: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> > 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 This same outdated information for network 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. > > _______________________________________________ > Spacewalk-list mailing list > Spacewalkfirstname.lastname@example.org > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/spacewalk-list > _______________________________________________ Spacewalk-list mailing list Spacewalkemail@example.com https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/spacewalk-list