Bug 773647 - you can not create account via up2date
you can not create account via up2date
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Docs Reference Guide (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Athene Chan
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Blocks: sat54-docs 824235
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Reported: 2012-01-12 08:48 EST by Jan Hutař
Modified: 2015-05-11 18:08 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-09-26 00:42:34 EDT
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Description Jan Hutař 2012-01-12 08:48:25 EST
Description of problem:
Take a look at:

> Before you create a System Profile, you must create a user account. Red Hat
> recommends that you do so through the website at
> https://rhn.redhat.com/newlogin/, but you may also do so via Red Hat
> Update Agent (up2date).


> New users must select the I don't have a Red Hat login. I need to create
> one. radio button and click the Forward button. Add details about yourself
> and your business to the screen shown in Figure 4.5, “Create a User
> Account”, and identify the methods by which you may be reached.
> [...]

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How reproducible:
it is there

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Check URL above

Actual results:
Page mentions it is possible to create Red Hat account through up2date

Expected results:
Currently it is *not* possible to create Red Hat account using up2date. Also link provided seems broken (404 error), current version of it seems to be "https://www.redhat.com/wapps/ugc/register.html" or "To create account, follow instructions on https://www.redhat.com/".

Additional info:
Anyway, page mentions up2date only, but that is valid only on RHEL4. If you want to register on RHEL5 or 6, you have to use rhn_register (GUI or TUI version) or rhnreg_ks (CLI version, works on all RHEL4 & 5 & 6).
Comment 3 Jan Pazdziora 2012-08-14 05:18:51 EDT


it still shows


which has the Create a New Login button there and in the text it says

or to create a new account if you do not.

I just checked with rhn_register in RHEL 5.8 and it does not have that button, and neither RHN hosted nor Satellite 5.* support creating user account this way.
Comment 4 Athene Chan 2012-08-15 02:45:29 EDT
Fixed in: Red_Hat_Network_Satellite-Reference_Guide-5.5-web-en-US-4-4.el6eng
Tag: docs-rhel-6-candidate

Available: http://documentation-devel.engineering.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Network_Satellite/5.5/html/Reference_Guide/chap-Reference_Guide-The_rhn_register_Client.html

Changes made:
Figure 2.4 rhn-reg4.png has been updated.
Comment 5 Jan Pazdziora 2012-08-15 04:25:44 EDT
Could you fix the

The Enter Your Account Information page requires ...

paragraph and the following Note to remove any mentions of creating the account via the software?

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