Spacewalk – systems management software

Spacewalk was discontinued on May 31 2020

Spacewalk is open source systems management software developed by Red Hat. It is the upstream version of the RHN Satellite Server, including the web interface and back-end, as well as RHN Proxy Server and associated client software.

Spacewalk provides provisioning and monitoring capabilities. It enables you to kickstart systems, as well as to manage and deploy configuration files. Spacewalk’s monitoring feature allows you to view monitoring status for your systems alongside their software update status. Spacewalk also has virtualization capabilities to enable you to provision, control, manage, and monitor virtual Xen guests.

Spacewalk works with RHEL, Fedora, and other RHEL derivative distributions like CentOS, Scientific Linux, etc.

Features include:

  • Inventory your systems (hardware and software information).
  • Install and update software on your systems.
  • Collect and distribute your custom software packages into manageable groups.
  • Provision (kickstart) your systems.
  • Provision and start/stop/configure virtual guests.
  • Distribute content across multiple geographical sites in an efficient manner.
  • Manage and deploy configuration files to your systems.
  • Monitor your systems.

Website: spacewalkproject.github.io
Support: Documentation
Developer: Red Hat, Inc.
License: GNU GPL v2

Spacewalk

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