Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 859281
RFE: rhn-channel to provide an option to query the existing base channel of the system.
Last modified: 2013-02-21 05:07:02 EST
Description of problem:
Request for Enhancement of "rhn-channel" command to include a switch to query the base channel of any RHEL system.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
It is reproducible.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. When invoking the command "rhn-channel", a switch to query the base channel
say "-b" would be ideal.
2. Currently, we can only get all channels available which includes base
channel in "rhn-channel -l" but the output doesn't show which line is the
3. Any other command that serves this purpose is acceptable but not the
Satellite API "Method: getSubscribedBaseChannel" because it is not plausible
to the requesting customer's need.
Needs to provides the base channel of a given system through a command or additional switch for "rhn-channel" command.
Please note that the rhn-client tools is selected in the Component field because there is no selection for rhn-setup.
New '-b' option for rhn-channel / spacewalk-channel utility which lists
base channel that the system is subscribed to.
spacewalk.git master: 81df0f7ac4c1ac35f2311e897f75dbc6aa065acc
Additional fix in spacewalk.git master: bbf617384638adf9babeb2018373f50dee0dbf6a
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.