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Bug 1602034 - [RFE] Update Virtual Instance Guide to run virt-who less frequently
Summary: [RFE] Update Virtual Instance Guide to run virt-who less frequently
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Status: ASSIGNED
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Satellite 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Documentation
Version: Unspecified
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
medium
medium vote
Target Milestone: 6.4.1
Assignee: Sergei Petrosian
QA Contact: Vlada Grosu
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: 1559189 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1658284
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-07-17 16:15 UTC by Rich Jerrido
Modified: 2019-04-14 03:36 UTC (History)
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Description Rich Jerrido 2018-07-17 16:15:13 UTC
With the addition of the 7 day temporary subscription in Satellite versions 6.2.12 and 6.3.x, it is not necessary to run virt-who as often as the default (once an hour)

This RFE recommends updating /etc/sysconfig/virt-who or /etc/virt-who.d/* to change the virt-who interval to 1 day (3600 seconds)

Comment 1 Andrew Dahms 2018-11-07 12:23:02 UTC
*** Bug 1559189 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Andrew Dahms 2018-11-07 12:29:12 UTC
Assigning to Sergei for review.

Sergei - there are one or two changes we need to make here.

Mention of the interval is found in two places in the Virtual Instances Guide - 

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_satellite/6.4/html-single/virtual_instances_guide/#virtual_machine_subscription_process-1

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_satellite/6.4/html-single/virtual_instances_guide/#creating-virt-who-configuration-with-hammer

The listing of interval in the example in creating a configuration using hammer should be changed to '60' to bring it in line with the default, and the 'Note' admonition box updated to add the note above about changing the default to 3600 as per the above.

Before adding the note, it might be good to ask Rich a little more about the 7 day temporary subscription and whether having it is simply enough or whether there is any additional information we should pass on to users.


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