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Re: [linux-392] RedHat opens Satellite service!!

From: Chris M.
Sent on: Friday, June 20, 2008 4:00 PM
Jon,
    I must have missed something at a recent event.  Anyway, have you 
been playing with this?  What are your initial impressions?  Any gotchas?

Thanks,

- Chris
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Dan wrote:
> I knew it!
>
> Jon Stanley wrote:
>> And this is what I wanted to talk about and could not.
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 1:22 PM, Dan <[address removed]> wrote:
>>  
>>> This is really key.
>>>
>>> Chris Munns wrote:
>>>    
>>>> To any of the Fedora/Centos folks out there, today some very good news
>>>> from RedHat.  They have finally gone the right route and opened up 
>>>> their
>>>> RHN/Satellite product code base to the outside world.
>>>>
>>>> http://www.redhat...­
>>>> "Spacewalk is an open source (GPLv2) Linux systems management 
>>>> solution. It
>>>> is the upstream community project from which the Red Hat Network 
>>>> Satellite
>>>> product is derived. Spacewalk manages software content updates for 
>>>> Red Hat
>>>> Enterprise Linux and other Linux distributions such as Fedora, 
>>>> CentOS, and
>>>> Scientific Linux, within your firewall. You can stage software content
>>>> through different environments, managing the deployment of updates to
>>>> systems and allowing you to view at which update level any given 
>>>> system is
>>>> at across your deployment. A clean central web interface allows 
>>>> viewing of
>>>> systems and their software update status, and initiating update 
>>>> actions..
>>>> ....."
>>>>
>>>> For sys-admins like myself, this tool is something I have been 
>>>> dying for
>>>> to help make life easier managing updates and packages for mass 
>>>> numbers of
>>>> Fedora/Centos systems.  Check this one out if you can.  I'm 
>>>> planning on
>>>> setting aside some time for this soon and will happily report back 
>>>> to the
>>>> group at the next open topic Meetup event.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> now if we can only go a step further and get something like this 
>>>> that was
>>>> distro agnostic....(an idea I've had in my head for years.. ugh..)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> - Chris
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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