Cloud Systems Management: Satellite 6.1 Getting Started Guide



Satellite is responsible for system and configuration management. Satellite 6 offers a new architecture based off best-of-breed opensource projects: Foreman (provisioning), Katello (content management), Pulp (content management), Puppet (configuration management) and Candlepin (subscription management). Satellite 6 provides ITIL equivalent of media library for RPMs, ISOs, Puppet modules and container images. It allows you to build a standard operating environment (SOE) that defines how systems and applications are provisioned as well as maintained. Satellite 6 allows an organization the ability to manage all content through defined life-cycles. Control through RBAC can be defined so that different groups can control various aspects of a SOE. In this article we will focus on how to install and configure Satellite 6.1.
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