2.4.1 Working with Repositories Using the Spacewalk Web Interface

Figure 2.1 Repositories Page

The image shows the Repositories page of the Spacewalk web interface.

Go to Channels, select Manage Software Channels, and then select Manage Repositories:

  • To create a repository:

    1. Click + create new repository.

    2. On the Create New Repository page, enter the repository settings in the following fields:

      Repository Label

      Enter a name for the repository, for example: Oracle Linux 6 (x86_64).

      Repository URL

      Enter the URL of the source for the repository's packages. For example: uln:///ol6_x86_64_latest or http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL6/6/base/x86_64/.

      Leave the remaining fields unset for Oracle Linux.

    3. Click Create Repository to create the repository.

  • To view a repository, select its entry to display its details.

  • To modify a repository:

    1. Select the repository that you want to edit.

    2. On the Repository Details page, modify the repository settings and click Update Repository to save your changes.

  • To delete a repository:

    1. Go to Channels, select Manage Software Channels, and then select Manage Repositories.

    2. Select the repository that you want to delete.

    3. On the Repository Details page, click delete repository and then click Delete Repository to confirm.

To associate a software channel with a repository, see Section 2.5.1, “Working with Software Channels Using the Spacewalk Web Interface”.