Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of RedHat


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Timestamp:
02/04/08 13:41:30 (10 years ago)
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joshuadf
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  • RedHat

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     1== Red Hat Enterprise Linux == 
     2 
     3UW has a site license for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. If you would like to install a copy, 
     4first go to the [https://www.washington.edu/uware/rhel/dl/download.shtml UW Red Hat Downloads]  
     5and get the latest DVD ISO image here (currently `rhel-5.1-server-i386-dvd.iso`). If you 
     6are installing in VMWare, create a new virtual machine and tell it to use that file as 
     7the installation disk image. 
     8 
     9Follow the [https://www.washington.edu/computing/linux/rhnsat.html UW Red Hat Installation Instructions], 
     10or skip the installation number and run this script with the current activation key found on that page 
     11as `root`: 
     12{{{ 
     13# configure UW RHN 
     14KEY=abcd 
     15# Get KEY at https://www.washington.edu/computing/linux/rhnsat.html 
     16if [ ! -d /etc/pki/tls/certs/ ]; then 
     17  mkdir -p /etc/pki/tls/certs/ 
     18fi 
     19wget --quiet http://www.washington.edu/computing/ca/load-pem.crt -O /etc/pki/tls/certs/UW-CA-CERT 
     20cp /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date.orig 
     21sed -i 's;/usr/share/rhn/RHNS-CA-CERT;/etc/pki/tls/certs/UW-CA-CERT;' /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date 
     22sed -i 's;=.*xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com/XMLRPC;=https://rhnsat.washington.edu/XMLRPC;' /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date 
     23rhnreg_ks --force --activationkey=$KEY 
     24chkconfig rhnsd on 
     25}}} 
     26 
     27To make sure it is working properly, install some optional package with `yum`, for example: 
     28{{{ 
     29yum -y install java-1.5.0-sun-devel 
     30}}}