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  • How to register Red Hat Linux with RHN ( Red Hat Network )


    I will show you simple steps to register your Red Hat Linux server with Red Hat Network (RHN).

    Below article is only valid for Red Hat 6 and earlier, for Red Hat 7 use the below link

    NOTE: This is only possible if you have a valid subscription from Red Hat Linux

    Login to your RHEL server and follow the below given steps
    # rhn_register
    The below screen will pop up. Click on Next


    Provide the Red Hat Login subscription username and password provided to you by Red Hat

    Give a suitable profile name for your machine. By default your hostname will be taken as profile name












    This is the last step. Click on Finish.

    To verify the changes you can login to your Red Hat Customer Portal. Under the entitlements section you should see the registered system as shown below


    To view the available repositories entitled to your machine
    [root@test ~]# yum repolist all
    Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
    repo id              repo name                                   status
    rhel-debuginfo       Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5Server - x86_64 - disabled
    rhel-debuginfo-beta  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5Server Beta - x86 disabled
    rhel-x86_64-server-5 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 for 64-bit x enabled: 15,819

    Let me know your success and failure.


    Deepak Prasad

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