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Step 2: Deploy a Spacewalk server on CentOS 6

Spacewalk is an open source (GPLv2) Linux systems management solution. It is the upstream community project for Red Hat Satellite. Its capabilities include:

  • Inventory your systems (hardware and software information)
  • Install and update software on your systems
  • Collect and distribute your custom software packages into manageable groups
  • Provision (kickstart) your systems
  • Manage and deploy configuration files to your systems
  • Provision virtual guests
  • Start/stop/configure virtual guests
  • Distribute content across multiple geographical sites in an efficient manner

Sounds pretty sweet to me, so let’s build out own Spacewalk server. Continue reading