Bug 1253894 - Further explain activation key behaviour
Further explain activation key behaviour
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1344152
Product: Red Hat Satellite 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Docs User Guide (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
medium Severity medium (vote)
: GA
: 6.2
Assigned To: Peter Ondrejka
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Reported: 2015-08-15 02:23 EDT by Fred van Zwieten
Modified: 2016-06-14 05:48 EDT (History)
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Description Fred van Zwieten 2015-08-15 02:23:51 EDT
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Describe the issue:
The rules concerning auto-attach of activation keys schould be explained in more detail. 

Suggestions for improvement: 
See https://access.redhat.com/articles/1554633
Also it should somewhere be noted that multiple activation keys can be used on a host or hostgroup. Al least one of them should have an env and (c)cv. multiple act.keys can be used to combine auto-attach act.keys and act.keys with specific subs. It should be made absolutely clear that specifying auto-attach on an act.key with associated subs will auto-attach within that set only!

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Comment 1 dzr0001 2016-02-26 12:21:43 EST
I would also suggest that it be clearly mentioned that auto-attach of virtual content-hosts only attaches temporary virtual subscriptions. There's currently no way to force auto-attach to consume a physical subscription in cases where that's required.

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