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Spacewalk client released for Oracle Linux 7

Avi Miller
Product Management Director, Oracle Linux

The Oracle Linux team is pleased to announce the availability of the Spacewalk client for Oracle Linux 7. Customers who want to register Oracle Linux 7 servers with an existing Spacewalk server can install the client from the Oracle Linux yum server repository. It can also be added to Spacewalk itself for local installation via Spacewalk.

To access the Spacewalk client repository for Oracle Linux 7, add the following stanza to public-yum-ol7.repo on the client server:

[ol7_spacewalk22_client]
name=Spacewalk Client 2.2 for Oracle Linux 7 ($basearch)
baseurl=http://yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/spacewalk22/client/$basearch/
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle
gpgcheck=1
enabled=1

To add the Spacewalk client for Oracle Linux 7 to an existing Spacewalk server install, create a new repository with the following URL:

http://yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/spacewalk22/client/x86_64/

For more information on Spacewalk, check the Oracle Linux documentation

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Comments ( 2 )
  • Adam Robinson Wednesday, November 5, 2014

    Is this supported by the Oracle provided Spacewalk 2.0 server for OL6?


  • Avi Miller Wednesday, November 5, 2014

    Yes, this client has been fully tested against Spacewalk 2.0 and works great.


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