Managing ISO images

You can use orcharhino to store ISO images, either from Red Hat’s Content Delivery Network or other sources. You can also upload other files, such as virtual machine images, and publish them in repositories.

ATIX does not support provisioning AlmaLinux hosts using the minimal ISO image because it does not contain the subscription-manager package and its dependencies.

Importing individual ISO images and files

Use this procedure to manually import ISO content and other files to orcharhino Server. To import files, you can complete the following steps in the orcharhino management UI or using the Hammer CLI. However, if the size of the file that you want to upload is larger than 15 MB, you must use the Hammer CLI to upload it to a repository.

To use the CLI instead of the orcharhino management UI, see the CLI procedure.

  1. In the orcharhino management UI, navigate to Content > Products, and in the Products window, click Create Product.

  2. In the Name field, enter a name to identify the product. This name populates the Label field.

  3. Optional: In the GPG Key field, enter a GPG Key for the product.

  4. Optional: From the Sync Plan list, select a synchronization plan for the product.

  5. Optional: In the Description field, enter a description of the product.

  6. Click Save.

  7. In the Products window, click the new product and then click Create Repository.

  8. In the Name field, enter a name for the repository. This automatically populates the Label field.

  9. From the Type list, select file.

  10. In the Upstream URL field, enter the URL of the registry to use as a source. Add a corresponding user name and password in the Upstream Username and Upstream Password fields.

  11. Click Save.

  12. Select the new repository.

  13. Navigate to Upload File and click Browse.

  14. Select the .iso file and click Upload.

CLI procedure
  1. Create the product:

    # hammer product create \
    --name "My_ISOs" \
    --sync-plan "Example Plan" \
    --description "My_Product" \
    --organization "My_Organization"
  2. Create the repository:

    # hammer repository create \
    --name "My_ISOs" \
    --content-type "file" \
    --product "My_Product" \
    --organization "My_Organization"
  3. Upload the ISO file to the repository:

    # hammer repository upload-content \
    --path ~/bootdisk.iso \
    --id repo_ID \
    --organization "My_Organization"

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