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rhn_register - Connect to Spacewalk Server, Red Hat Satellite or Red Hat Network

RHN_REGISTER(8) Red Hat, Inc. RHN_REGISTER(8)

NAME

rhn_register - Connect to Spacewalk Server, Red Hat Satellite or Red Hat Network Classic.
 

SYNOPSIS

rhn_register [ options]
 

DESCRIPTION

rhn_register is a client program that registers your system with " Spacewalk Server", "Red Hat Satellite" or " Red Hat Network Classic". After registering, your system can receive software updates, install new software, and remotely manage your system. It can run both in graphical and text modes.
 

OPTIONS

-v, --verbose
Increase the debugging output.
 
--proxy=PROXY
Specify an http proxy to use.
 
--proxyUser=PROXYUSER
Specify a username to use for an authenticated proxy. This option must be used in conjunction with proxyPassword.
 
--proxyPassword=PROXYPASSWORD
Specify a password to use for an authenticated proxy. This option must be used in conjunction with proxyUser.
 
--nox
Run in text mode.
 
--version
Show the program's version number and exit.
 
-h, --help
Show a help message and exit.
 

FILES

/etc/sysconfig/rhn/systemid
The digital server ID for this machine if the system has been registered onto " Spacewalk Server" or "Red Hat Satellite" or " Red Hat Network Classic". This file does not exist otherwise.
 
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date
The common configuration file used by Red Hat client programs.
 

SEE ALSO

rhn_check(8), rhnreg_ks(8), rhnsd(8), rhn-profile-sync(8), rhnplugin(8), up2date(5).
 

AUTHORS

See the AUTHORS file included with this software.
This manual page was written by James Bowes <jbowes@redhat.com>
 

BUGS

Report bugs to <http://bugzilla.redhat.com>.
 
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2011 February 4 Linux