Bug 1275370 - Issues with virt-who after upgrade
Issues with virt-who after upgrade
Status: ASSIGNED
Product: Red Hat Satellite 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Docs Virtual Instances Guide (Show other bugs)
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medium Severity medium (vote)
: GA
: 6.3
Assigned To: Russell Dickenson
Stephen Wadeley
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Reported: 2015-10-26 13:06 EDT by Deon Ballard
Modified: 2017-11-20 19:08 EST (History)
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Description Deon Ballard 2015-10-26 13:06:44 EDT
Document URL: 
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Satellite/6.1/html/Installation_Guide/chap-Red_Hat_Satellite-Installation_Guide-Upgrading_Red_Hat_Satellite_Server_and_Capsule_Server.html#sect-Red_Hat_Satellite-Installation_Guide-Upgrading_Red_Hat_Satellite_Server_and_Capsule_Server-Upgrading_Red_Hat_Satellite

A consultant encountered some issues when he was working with a customer to upgrade their environment from 6.0 to 6.1. For their virtual instances, they had some issues when upgrading virt-who:

* There is no virt-who upgrade information. 

* How does virt-who handle passwords with special characters during upgrade?

* If hypervisor UUIDs are converted to hostnames, Satellite treats them as new hypervisors and it requires that any subscriptions be reassigned and  old entries to be deleted manually.
    --> Is changing from a UUID to a hostname/FQDN as the identifier even supported?

Somewhat related bug:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1275365
Comment 2 Andrew Dahms 2017-11-20 19:08:11 EST
Assigning to Russell for review.

Russell - the Virtual Instances Guide since gained a note about changing from UUID to host name, and as per our conversation on IRC, it looks like the main work now is to call out that virt-who is an RPM upgrade that doesn't really require any special steps in the Upgrade Guide.

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