Bug 1461003 - [RFE] Remove --type option from subscription-manager register
[RFE] Remove --type option from subscription-manager register
Status: POST
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: subscription-manager (Show other bugs)
7.4
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Assigned To: William Poteat
John Sefler
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Reported: 2017-06-13 06:42 EDT by Rich Jerrido
Modified: 2017-08-24 16:36 EDT (History)
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Description Rich Jerrido 2017-06-13 06:42:34 EDT
Description of problem:


The --type option of the subscription-manager register command, which is used to control which consumer type is created when a user registers a system, should be removed as

- For an end user, there is no reason to use an option other than --type=system (which is the default) 
- Occasionally Satellite users will use the --type satellite option which causes issues if the consumer is ever deleted (as they've created a distributor which gets removed if they ever run subscription-manager unregister)

To remove confusion, and lower case volume, the --type command should be removed. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
subscription-manager-1.17.15-1

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