Configure spacewalk 2.9

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In this post I will show you how to create software channels on spacewalk server.

Login to the spacewalk web interface

Get GPG key

First, we need have an extracted GPG key information, To get the key information download it and extract it using GPG command.

cd /etc/pki/rpm-gpg
wget http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-7
gpg --with-fingerprint RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-7
wget https://copr-be.cloud.fedoraproject.org/results/@spacewalkproject/spacewalk-2.9/pubkey.gpg -o RPM-GPG-KEY-spacewalk-2.9
gpg --with-fingerprint RPM-GPG-KEY-spacewalk-2.9

cp /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-* /var/www/html/pub/

Create software chanel

Channels (top) > Manage Software Channels(Left side pane) > Create Channel(Right side top corner).

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Channel Name centos 7 base - x86_64
Channel Label centos7-base-x86_64
Parent Channel none
Architecture x86_64
Channel Summary centos7-base-x86_64
GPG Key URL file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-7
GPG Key ID F4A80EB5
GPG Fingerprint 6341 AB27 53D7 8A78 A7C2 7BB1 24C6 A8A7 F4A8 0EB5

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Create repositories

Channels (Top) > Manage Software Channels (Left side pane) > Manage Repositories (Left side pane) > Create Repository(Right side top corner).

Repository Label: centos7_base_x86_64_repo
Repository URL: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/os/x86_64/
Repository Type: yum
Repository Label: centos7_update_x86_64_repo
Repository URL: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/updates/x86_64/
Repository Type: yum
Repository Label: centos7_extra_x86_64_repo
Repository URL: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/extras/x86_64/
Repository Type: yum
Repository Label: centos7_opnstk_x86_64_repo
Repository URL: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/cloud/x86_64/
Repository Type: yum

Adding Repository to Channel

Channels (Top) > Manage Software Channels (Left side pane) > Centos 7 Base x86_64 > Repositories (Tab) > centos7_base_x86_64_repo (Check box) > Update Repositories (Bottom right corner).

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Creating activation Key

System > ( Top menu) Activation Keys (Left Side pane) > Create Key (Right side top corner) > Fill description

Description: CentOS Linux 7 x86_64
Key: centoslinux7-x86_64
Usage:
Base channels: Centos 7 Base - x86_64
Add-On Entitlements: Choose all available feature you about to use.

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Start Syncing repositories

spacewalk-repo-sync --channel centos-7-base-x86_64 --type yum
tail -f /var/log/rhn/reposync/centos-7-base-x86_64.log

df -hP /var/satellite
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