SUSE Manager Proxy Registration
SUSE Manager Proxy systems are registered as traditional clients or as Salt clients using a bootstrap script. Migrating a traditionally registered Proxy system to a Salt Proxy system is not possible. Re-install the Proxy if you want to switch to Salt.
This procedure describes software channel setup and registering the installed SUSE Manager Proxy with an activation key as a SUSE Manager client.
Before you can select the correct child channels while creating the activation key, ensure you have completely downloaded the SUSE Manager Proxy 4 channel and all the recommended and mandatory SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1 channels.
Create an activation key based on the
SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.0-Poolbase channel. For more information about activation keys, see Creating Activation Key.Figure 1. Proxy Activation Key
Child Channelslisting select the recommended channels by clicking the
SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.0-Updateschannel is mandatory.Figure 2. Base and Child Proxy Channel
Create the SUSE Manager Tools Repository for bootstrapping, see Create Tools Repository.
Modify a bootstrap script for the proxy if needed. If you want to run the proxy on a traditional client (system type
Bootstrap using Salt. Using Salt is the default. For more information about bootstrap scripts, see client-configuration:registration-bootstrap.adoc.Figure 3. Modifying Bootstrap Script
Bootstrap the client with the bootstrap script.
For Salt clients, accept the key on thepage by checking the appropriate checkbox. When accepted, it will appear in the .
Navigate to, and check that the four proxy channels (
SLE-MODULE) plus the recommended channels are selected.
SLE-PRODUCT-Poolmust be the base channel and the others are child channels.Figure 4. Proxy Channels
Continue with setting up the registered SUSE Manager Proxy: proxy-setup.adoc.