Preface

The Spacewalk 2.2 for Oracle Linux Client Life Cycle Management Guide describes how to use the Spacewalk 2.2 web interface and spacecmd command-line utility to provision and manage Spacewalk clients.

Audience

This document is written for system administrators who want to use Spacewalk to manage Oracle Linux systems. It is assumed that readers have a general understanding of the Linux operating system.

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