Bug 1257815 - we should mention we do not provide any support or guides or tools for maintenance of external DBs
we should mention we do not provide any support or guides or tools for mainte...
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Docs Installation Guide (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dan Macpherson
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Reported: 2015-08-28 02:36 EDT by Jan Hutař
Modified: 2015-10-20 23:30 EDT (History)
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Description Jan Hutař 2015-08-28 02:36:38 EDT
Description of problem:
We should mention we do not provide any support or guides or tools for maintenance of external DBs (backup/restore, upgrade...). We only have some migration plans to/from external DB.

Maybe these warnings could be in:

   ...and in #sect-Migrating_from_an_Embedded_Database_to_an_External_Oracle_Database

and/or in:


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Expected results:
Basically, customers should be aware that although Satellite running with external [PostgreSQL|Oracle] is supported, they will need their own DBA to maintain the external DB service.
Comment 1 Jan Hutař 2015-08-28 02:43:57 EDT
This was initially pointed out by syangsao - thanks!
Comment 3 Dan Macpherson 2015-09-14 22:19:27 EDT
This is now live:


Section now includes the following note:

Red Hat does not provide support or tools for External Database maintenance. This includes backups, upgrades, and database tuning. Customers using an External Database require their own database administrator to support and maintain the database. 

Jan -- Does this suit the requirements of the bug? Any further changes required?
Comment 4 Jan Hutař 2015-09-15 05:22:52 EDT
It is perfect, thank you!

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