Red Hat Satellite
  • 29 Jun 2022
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Red Hat Satellite

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Red Hat Satellite is a system management solution used to deploy, configure, and maintain systems across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices

Parameters

  1. Red Hat Satellite/Capsule Domain (required) - The hostname or IP address of the Red Hat Satellite server that Axonius can communicate with via the Required Ports.
  2. User Name and Password (required) - The credentials for a user account that has Permissions to fetch assets.
  3. Verify SSL (required, default: False) - Verify the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Red Hat Satellite/Capsule Domain. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.
    • If enabled, the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Red Hat Satellite/Capsule Domain will be verified against the CA database inside of Axonius. If the SSL certificate can not be validated against the CA database inside of Axonius, the connection will fail with an error.
    • If disabled, the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Red Hat Satellite/Capsule Domain will not be verified against the CA database inside of Axonius.
  4. HTTPS Proxy (optional, default: empty) - A proxy to use when connecting to the value supplied in Red Hat Satellite/Capsule Domain.
    • If supplied, Axonius will utilize the proxy when connecting to the value supplied in Red Hat Satellite/Capsule Domain.
    • If not supplied, Axonius will connect directly to the value supplied in Red Hat Satellite/Capsule Domain.
  5. To learn more about the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

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Advanced Settings

Note:

From version 4.6 Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings and/or different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters

  1. Fetch host facts (required, default: True)
    • If enabled, all connections for this adapter will fetch facts for every host.
    • If disabled, all connections for this adapter will not fetch facts for every host.
  2. Host chunk size (required, default: 200) - The number of hosts returned every fetch.
  3. Fetch host packages (required, default: True)
    * If enabled, all connections for this adapter will fetch installed software for devices .
    * If disabled, all connections for this adapter will not fetch installed software for devices .
  4. Fetch host errata (required, default: False)
    * If enabled, all connections for this adapter will fetch errata information for every device (including vulnerable_software and Red Hat Errata information).
    * If disabled, all connections for this adapter will not fetch any errata information.
  5. Number of requests to perform in parallel (required, default: 50) - Set the number of requests to perform in parallel.
  6. Fetch host subscriptions (required, default: false) - Select whether to fetch the subscriptions fields from Red Hat Satellite
  7. Fetch host collections (required, default: false) - Select whether to fetch the host collections fields from Red Hat Satellite

APIs

Axonius uses the Red Hat Satellite API.

Required Ports

Axonius must be able to communicate with the value supplied in Red Hat Satellite/Capsule Domain via the following ports:

  • TCP port 443

Required Permissions

The value supplied in User Name:

  • Must be a local user. Only local users can have API access.
  • Must have view_hosts permission.
  • Must be assigned the proper organizations and locations.
  • If you select Fetch host facts, view_facts permission is required.

Version Matrix

This adapter has only been tested with the versions marked as supported, but may work with other versions. Contact Axonius Support if you have a version that is not listed which is not functioning as expected.

Version Supported Notes
Red Hat Satellite 6.6+ Yes API v2


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