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We are pleased to announce the availability of Red Hat Satellite 6.13. This release includes many new and updated features, including an improved user interface/user experience and new features to simplify operation and administration.
- Updated UI - Refinements including:
- Selectable columns in host list - Add or remove host attributes from the columns in the host list menu, making it easier to view information you need
- Difference in errata between two versions of content view and packages - accurately determine what is being fixed so you can assess the risk of running older software
- Host details page improvements - view all the information available in older versions of Satellite’s host menu.
- New Ansible job report - view exactly what happened in an ansible job
- Installed packages report - find out what software packages are installed on a host
- Remote execution (REX) improvements - making it easier to manage hosts
- Pull mode support for offline/intermittently connected hosts - REX can ensure that hosts that go offline or are disconnected can receive jobs when they come back online
- Pull mode now supports running jobs as users other than root
- Ansible collection enhancement
- Satellite now supports content exports with an ansible playbook
- Alternate Content Sources improvement
- Enable capsules to synchronize with the Red Hat Content Delivery Network
- Syncable Exports
- Export content in Yum repository format, making it easier to synchronize content to Satellite servers across an air gap.
For more details on these and a complete list of new and improved features, see the release notes.
For instructions on performing a fresh installation of Red Hat Satellite 6.13, see Installing Satellite Server from a Connected Network or Installing Satellite Server from a Disconnected Network.
For instructions on upgrading from an earlier version of Red Hat Satellite 6.x, see the Upgrading and Updating Red Hat Satellite Guide or use the Red Hat Satellite Upgrade Helper.
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As a Senior Principal Technical Marketing Manager in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux business unit, Matthew Yee is here to help everyone understand what our products do. He joined Red Hat in 2021 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.