OS Patch/Update Settings

This section describes the settings required to apply patches and updates to the virtual server to be created.


Configure in advance the following network settings to connect to the repository where the virtual server provides patch files and updates:

  • Connection to external networks
  • Firewall
  • Security group settings

Settings for Activation Using Key Management Service (KMS)

For details on Windows Server activation using KMS, refer to "Batch Files for Windows KMS License Activation" at the following URL.


Settings for Windows Server Update Services

For details on the WSUS settings for Windows Server, refer to Procedure for Connecting to the WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) Server.

Red Hat Update Infrastructure Settings

When you use Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the following settings are required in order to use RHUI:

  1. Transfer RHUI Agent to virtual server

    Table 1. List of RHUI Agent Modules by Version
    Version Name of Module Transferred
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x rhui-entitlement6-2.0-1.noarch.rpm
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x rhui-entitlement7-2.0-2.noarch.rpm
  2. Install RHUI Agent on the virtual server
  3. Use yum to perform update

Allow the following in the firewall and security group settings:

  • Egress: TCP/Port 53, UDP/Port 53, TCP/Port 443

Red Hat Satellite Server Settings

By using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, you have access to Red Hat Satellite, a service for patch distribution. For the usage procedure, refer to the "IaaS Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Startup Guide".