Introduction to content management

In the context of orcharhino, content is defined as the software installed on systems. This includes, but is not limited to, the base operating system, middleware services, and end-user applications. With orcharhino, you can manage the various types of content at every stage of the software lifecycle.

orcharhino manages the following content:

Content management

This provides organizations with a method to store Deb and Yum content and organize it in various ways.

Content types in orcharhino

With orcharhino, you can import and manage many content types.

For example, orcharhino supports the following content types:

RPM packages

Import RPM packages from any repository, for example from Amazon, Oracle, Red Hat, SUSE, and custom repositories. orcharhino Server downloads the RPM packages and stores them locally. You can use these repositories and their RPM packages in content views.

Deb packages

Import Deb packages from repositories, for example, for Debian or Ubuntu. You can also import single Deb packages or synchronize custom repositories. You can use these repositories and their Deb files in content views.

Kickstart trees

Import the Kickstart trees to provision a host. New systems access these Kickstart trees over a network to use as base content for their installation. orcharhino contains predefined Kickstart templates. You can also create your own Kickstart templates.

Provisioning templates

Templates to provision hosts running EL based on synchronized content and Debian, Ubuntu, or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server based on local installation media. orcharhino contains predefined AutoYaST, Kickstart, and Preseed templates as well as the ability to create your own, which are used to provision systems and customize the installation. You can provision hosts running Alma Linux based on synchronized content.

ISO and KVM images

Download and manage media for installation and provisioning. For example, orcharhino downloads, stores, and manages ISO images and guest images for specific Alma Linux operating systems.

Custom File Type

Manage custom content for any type of file you require, such as SSL certificates, ISO images, and OVAL files.

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