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Content Credentials

Content Credentials can be associated with Katello Products and Repositories. Two types of Content Credentials are supported, each having a distinct purpose:

GPG Keys

GPG Keys are used by Content Hosts in order to verify the signature of packages that have been retrieved from a Repository and ensure they haven’t been corrupted. For more information on GPG Keys see The GNU Privacy Guard.

SSL Certificates

SSL Certificates are used by the Katello server to sync content from upstream repositories that require client SSL authentication.

Using Content Credentials

Create a Content Credential

To create a new Content Credential:

  • navigate to Content > Content Credentials
  • click Create Content Credential
  • Enter a Name and select a Type
  • You may either upload your Credential or paste its content into the text area.

When creating SSL Certificates for Products or Repositories that require them, a separate credential must be created for the CA, cert, and key respectively.

Creating a Content Credential

Associate Content Credential with a Product

To add a Content Credential to a Product:

Note that adding a Credential to a Product adds it to all current and future repositories unless a repository already has a Credential assigned. The Credential currently assigned to a Repository can be modified or overridden from the detail view of the repository.

  • navigate to Content > Products
  • select the desired Product from the list
  • click Details
  • click the edit icon on the GPG Key, SSL CA Cert, SSL Client Cert, or SSL Client Key field
  • select the desired Content Credential

The steps for adding a Credential to a Repository are the same but performed from the repository’s detail view.

Associating a Content Credential with a Product

View Associated Products

To view all Products that have been assigned a Content Credential:

  • navigate to Content > Content Credentials
  • select the desired Credential from the list
  • click Products

Viewing Products assigned to a Content Credential

View Associated Repositories

To view all Repositories that have been assigned a Content Credential:

  • navigate to Content > Content Credentials
  • select the desired Credential from the list
  • click Repositories

Viewing Repositories assigned to a Content Credential



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