Registering CentOS Clients
This section contains information about registering traditional and Salt clients running CentOS operating systems.
CentOS clients are based on CentOS and are unrelated to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with Expanded Support, RES, Red Hat, or Expanded Support. You are responsible for arranging access to CentOS base media repositories and CentOS installation media, as well as connecting SUSE Manager Server to the CentOS content delivery network.
SUSE does not provide support for CentOS operating systems. SUSE Manager allows you to manage CentOS clients, but support is not provided.
Before you begin, check that your SUSE Manager Server meets the requirements at installation:hardware-requirements.adoc.
Taskomatic uses one CPU core, and requires at least 3072 MB of RAM.
To ensure that taskomatic has access to enough memory, open the
/etc/rhn/rhn.conf configuration file, and add this line:
systemctl restart taskomatic
spacewalk-utils package contains a number of command line tools required for client administration, including the
SUSE only provides support for
At the command prompt on the SUSE Manager Server, as root, install the
zypper in spacewalk-utils
Add the CentOS base, updates, and client channels, specifying the CentOS version and architecture:
spacewalk-common-channels -a x86_64 centos7 \ centos7-uyuni-client centos7-uyuni-client
The client tools channel provided by
In the SUSE Manager Web UI, navigate to, and check every CentOS channel.
Repositoriestab, navigate to the
Syncsubtab, and click Sync Now. You can also create a regular synchronization schedule on this page.
You will need to create an activation key that is associated with your CentOS channels.
For more information on activation keys, see client-configuration:clients-and-activation-keys.adoc.