Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1293743
[RFE] Satellite 5.7 installer check to make sure customer didn intend to upgrade to 5.6 instead, and upgrade RHEL OS as needed
Last modified: 2017-01-12 08:23:06 EST
Description of problem:
Customer inadvertently upgrading to Satellite 5.7 when they meant to upgrade to 5.6: can upgrade check be added to make sure customer is not trying to upgrade to Satellite 5.7 schema in-place on RHEL 5 OS (since for Sat 5.7 would need migrate to RHEL 6)?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
customer ends up upgrading to 5.7 schema on RHEL 5 system and would need to restore and start-over often resulting in a sev1
have the installer detect if customer is trying to install or upgrade to Sat 5.7 on RHEL 5 OS (like running the schema upgrade script for 5.7), and point customer to OS upgrade steps
Tested on RHEL5-Server-U11 with Satellite 5.6 installed. Installed the rhn-upgrade package, and then attempted an upgrade to Satellite-5.8-RHEL-6-20170111.1 x86_64.
# ./install.pl --skip-system-version-test --upgrade
* Starting Red Hat Satellite installer.
* Performing pre-install checks.
ERROR: Upgrade flag passed, but could not find the rhn-package in 5.8 version.
Please check version of installed rhn-upgrade package.