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Bug 1693290 - Use platform-python for bootstrap.py on RHEL8 hosts
Summary: Use platform-python for bootstrap.py on RHEL8 hosts
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Satellite 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Documentation
Version: 6.5.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Target Milestone: Unspecified
Assignee: Vlada Grosu
QA Contact: Sergei Petrosian
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-03-27 13:18 UTC by Stephen Wadeley
Modified: 2019-04-01 12:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-04-01 12:37:55 UTC
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Description Stephen Wadeley 2019-03-27 13:18:17 UTC
Document URL: 

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_satellite/6.4/html/load_balancing_guide/index#registering-clients-using-the-bootstrap-script

Section Number and Name: 6.1. Registering Clients Using the Bootstrap Script

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https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_satellite/6.5-beta/html/managing_hosts/chap-red_hat_satellite-managing_hosts-managing_hosts#sect-Red_Hat_Satellite-Managing_Hosts-Adding_New_Hosts_to_Satellite_6_Using_The_Bootstrap_Script

2.9.7. Registering Hosts to Satellite 6 Using The Bootstrap Script

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Describe the issue: 

RHEL 8 only has its own system python installed by default under 
usr/libexec/

The bootstrap script will not run if called in the normal ./bootstrap.py way

On a RHEL8 host you can run bootstrap.py as follows:

~#] /usr/libexec/platform-python bootstrap.py


Suggestions for improvement: 

Example commands shiuld mention that on RHEL8 you need to use a command as follows:
~#] /usr/libexec/platform-python bootstrap.py

Comment 1 Vlada Grosu 2019-03-27 14:14:13 UTC
Thank you for opening this ticket, Stephen!


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