Retail Uyuni Server Setup

This section covers Uyuni for Retail Server setup, using these procedures:

  • Set up Uyuni with YaST

  • Create the main administration account

  • Add Software Channels

  • Check Synchronization Status

  • Trust GPG Keys on Clients

  • Register the Branch Server and Terminals as Clients

1. Set up Uyuni with YaST

This section guides you through Uyuni setup procedures.

Procedure: Uyuni Setup
  1. On the Uyuni Server, at the command prompt, as root, start YaST:

    yast2
  2. Navigate to Network Services  Uyuni Setup to begin set up.

  3. From the introduction screen, select Uyuni Setup  Set up Uyuni from scratch and click Next to continue.

  4. Type an email address to receive status notifications and click Next to continue. Uyuni can sometimes send a large volume of notification emails. You can disable email notifications in the Web UI after setup, if you need to.

  5. Type your certificate information and provide a password. Passwords must be at at least seven characters in length, and must not contain spaces, single or double quotation marks (' or "), exclamation marks (!), or dollar signs ($). Always store your passwords in a secure location. You must have the certificate password to set up the Uyuni Proxy.

    Click btn:[Next] to continue.
  6. Navigate to Uyuni Setup  Database Settings screen, type a database username and password, and click Next to continue. Passwords must be at at least seven characters in length, and must not contain spaces, single or double quotation marks (' or "), exclamation marks (!), or dollar signs ($). Always store your passwords in a secure location.

    Click btn:[Next] to continue.
  7. Click Yes to begin the setup process.

  8. When setup is complete, click Next to continue. Take note of the address to access the Uyuni Web UI.

  9. Click Finish to complete Uyuni setup.

2. Create the Main Administration Account

This section covers how to create your organization’s main administration account for Uyuni.

The main administration account has the highest authority within Uyuni. Ensure you keep access information for this account secure. We recommend that you create lower level administration accounts for organizations and groups. Do not share the main administration access details.

Procedure: Setting Up the Main Administration Account
  1. In your web browser, enter the address for the Uyuni Web UI. This address was provided after you completed setup. For more information, see retail:retail-uyuni-server-setup.adoc#retail-server-setup-yast.

  2. Sign in to the Web UI, navigate to the Create Organization  Organization Name field, and enter your organization name.

  3. In the Create Organization  Desired Login and Create Organization  Desired Password fields, enter your username and password.

  4. Complete the Account Information fields, including an email for system notifications.

  5. Click Create Organization to finish creating your administration account.

When you have completed the Uyuni Web UI setup, you are taken to the Home  Overview page.