1.10.2 Configuring a Local ULN Mirror to Act as a Ksplice Mirror

The following procedure describes how to configure a local ULN mirror to act as a Ksplice mirror.

For more information about setting up a local ULN mirror, see Creating and Using a Local ULN Mirror in the Oracle Linux Unbreakable Linux Network User's Guide.

  1. Using a browser, log in to http://linux.oracle.com by providing the ULN user name and password that you used to register the system.

  2. On the Systems tab, click the link that is named for your system in the list of registered machines.

  3. On the System Details page, click Edit.

  4. On the Edit System Properties page, select the Yum Server check box and then click Apply Changes.

  5. On the System Details page, click Manage Subscriptions.

  6. On the System Summary page, select channels from the list of available or subscribed channels and click the arrows to move the channels between the lists.

    Modify the list of subscribed channels to include the Ksplice for Oracle Linux channels that you want to make available to local Ksplice offline clients.

    The following table shows the channels that are available for Ksplice on Oracle Linux.

    Channel Name

    Channel Label

    Description

    Ksplice for Oracle Linux 5 (i386)

    ol5_i386_ksplice

    Oracle Ksplice clients, updates, and dependencies for Oracle Linux 5 on i386 systems.

    Ksplice for Oracle Linux 5 (x86_64)

    ol5_x86_64_ksplice

    Oracle Ksplice clients, updates, and dependencies for Oracle Linux 5 on x86-64 systems.

    Ksplice for Oracle Linux 6 (i386)

    ol6_i386_ksplice

    Oracle Ksplice clients, updates, and dependencies for Oracle Linux 6 on i386 systems.

    Ksplice for Oracle Linux 6 (x86_64)

    ol6_x86_64_ksplice

    Oracle Ksplice clients, updates, and dependencies for Oracle Linux 6 on x86-64 systems.

    Ksplice for Oracle Linux 7 (x86_64)

    ol7_x86_64_ksplice

    Oracle Ksplice clients, updates, and dependencies for Oracle Linux 7 on x86_64 systems.

    Ksplice-aware user space packages for Oracle Linux 6 (x86_64)

    ol6_x86_64_userspace_ksplice

    Latest packages for Ksplice-aware user space packages for Oracle Linux 6 (x86_64). This channel should only be used with the Ksplice Enhanced client.

    Ksplice-aware user space packages for Oracle Linux 7 (x86_64)

    ol7_x86_64_userspace_ksplice

    Latest packages for Ksplice-aware user space packages for Oracle Linux 6 (x86_64). This channel should only be used with the Ksplice Enhanced client.

  7. When you have finished selecting channels, click Save Subscriptions and log out of ULN.