Bug 977338 - doc-feat-req-650-Document Virt-who must be run on a RHEL machine
Summary: doc-feat-req-650-Document Virt-who must be run on a RHEL machine
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: doc-Virtualization_Administration_Guide
Version: 6.6
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Laura Novich
QA Contact: ecs-bugs
Depends On: 963884
Blocks: rhsm-rhel65
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-06-24 10:40 UTC by Laura Novich
Modified: 2016-01-27 01:56 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of: 963884
Last Closed: 2013-09-10 04:22:40 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Description Laura Novich 2013-06-24 10:40:43 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #963884 +++

Description of problem:

The subscription management 1.0 guide states that virt-who should be installed on VCenter for VMWare users, but I'm pretty sure that's incorrect as I understand that it must be run on a RHEL machine.

See Installing virt-who for VMWare


--- Additional comment from Michael Stead on 2013-05-23 08:58:42 EDT ---

Correct. virt-who must run on a machine that is capable of registering to candlepin, as it requires a valid identity cert to communicate with candlepin. Therefore, it must be able to run subscription-manager to do so.

virt-who must then be configured to talk to VCenter in order to fetch its host/guest mappings to send to candlepin.

Comment 2 Laura Novich 2013-09-10 04:22:40 UTC
already documented in another guide

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