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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This is the last step. Click on Finish.

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

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

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

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.

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