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
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
Create the SUSE Manager Tools Repository for bootstrapping, see Create Tools Repository.
Bootstrap the client with the bootstrap script. For more information, see client-configuration:registration-bootstrap.adoc.
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-setup.adoc.