Red Hat Satellite
What is Red Hat Satellite?
Red Hat Enterprise Satellite (RH Satellite), a product of Red Hat, is a platform that provides enterprise-grade Linux system management and update solutions. RH Satellite is designed to effectively manage, monitor and update large-scale Linux environments. The software is equipped with a wide range of features, making it a particularly suitable solution for large-scale organizations and data centers.
Main Features and Advantages
Central Management and Monitoring
Red Hat Satellite provides the ability to manage distributed Linux systems from a single central point. This allows system administrators to monitor and manage all systems across a large network from a central location.
Remote Update and Deployment
The software enables secure and efficient deployment of updates on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) systems. This provides systems with the ability to quickly close vulnerabilities and apply compatibility fixes.
Red Hat Satellite is scalable to accommodate large and complex Linux infrastructures. Large organizations can run consistently on thousands of systems.
Security and Compliance Controls
The platform monitors the security status of systems and takes appropriate measures to ensure compliance with security standards. This provides protection against potential security threats.
Red Hat Satellite offers system administrators the ability to send push notifications about important events. In this way, critical situations can be dealt with quickly.
System Requirements and Integration
RH Satellite is designed to meet specific system requirements. The hardware and software requirements needed to properly integrate the systems must be met. In addition, the platform has integration capabilities with other Red Hat products and solutions.
Red Hat License Models
Red Hat Enterprise Satellite’s license models offer users a variety of options, providing flexibility to suit their needs. Red Hat typically adopts a subscription-based licensing model. Here are the basic license models for Red Hat Enterprise Satellite:
The standard subscription model provides customers with access to and the right to use Red Hat Enterprise Satellite software. Typically, this subscription model is valid for a certain period of time (for example, one year) and includes software updates and support services. During the subscription period, the customer can enjoy all the benefits of the platform.
A premium subscription offers additional benefits on top of the standard subscription model, such as additional features, support levels or service level agreements. This model is generally suitable for more complex and large-scale organizations. The premium subscription offers a more comprehensive solution for specific requirements and higher support demands.
Red Hat Enterprise Satellite may offer a channel subscription model available through select partners. This gives customers access through a specific third-party service provider or solution partner. In this way, partners can offer additional services or management options specific to customers.
In some cases, customers’ needs may change over time. Red Hat offers a flexible capacity model, giving customers the flexibility to scale and adapt to their use cases. This model can help organizations respond to more dynamic and changing requirements.
DevOps and Cloud Licenses
Red Hat Enterprise Satellite can offer specialized licensing models to support modern DevOps applications and integrate with cloud-based solutions. These models provide optimized licensing options for applications and infrastructure running in cloud environments.