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rhn_channel - Adds or removes Red Hat software channels

Synopsis

  • Adds or removes Red Hat software channels.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
required
Name of the software channel.
password
required
RHN/Satellite password.
state Default:
present
Whether the channel should be present or not, taking action if the state is different from what is stated.
sysname
required
Name of the system as it is known in RHN/Satellite.
url
required
The full URL to the RHN/Satellite API.
user
required
RHN/Satellite login.

Notes

Note

  • This module fetches the system id from RHN.
  • This module doesn’t support check_mode.

Examples

- rhn_channel:
    name: rhel-x86_64-server-v2vwin-6
    sysname: server01
    url: https://rhn.redhat.com/rpc/api
    user: rhnuser
    password: guessme
  delegate_to: localhost

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as core which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Core Team. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Core Team, see here.

Support

For more information about Red Hat’s support of this module, please refer to this Knowledge Base article

Author

  • Vincent Van der Kussen (@vincentvdk)

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