2.4 Working with Repositories

Spacewalk repositories define where to obtain packages from ULN or Oracle Public Yum.

For ULN, a Spacewalk repository specifies the URL of a ULN channel, using the following format:


You can get a list of available ULN channel labels by logging in to ULN (https://linux.oracle.com) and selecting the Channels tab.

The URL must contain three forward slash (/) characters, for example:


For Oracle Public Yum, a Spacewalk repository specifies the URL of an Oracle Public Yum repository, using the following format:


You can obtain the URLs from the Oracle Public Yum repo files at http://public-yum.oracle.com/.

As each Spacewalk repository is specific to the i386 or x86_64 architecture, replace $basearch with the architecture, for example: