Sun N1 Service Provisioning System User's Guide for Linux Plug-In 2.0

ProcedureHow to Capture a Linux RPM File

Before you can deploy a file across systems, you have to make the file known to the N1 Service Provisioning System software and wrap it into a component.

  1. From the main page in the N1 Service Provisioning System browser interface, click Create New Component.

    The Components page appears.

  2. Click the Create link in the Action column.

  3. Type a name for the component.

  4. Select com.sun.linux#RPM file as the component type.

    The platform type changes to system#RedHat Linux - any version.

  5. (Optional) Type a label and description for the component.

  6. Select the host and path name from which to capture the RPM file.

  7. Click Check in.