Spacewalk is a decent open source project for patch management but there is no native support for running it in a container. I’m a fan of Spacewalk and use it daily but it falls short in a few areas–namely, it’s a large monolithic application, which I’m not a fan of. I thought it could benefit from running in a container and on Kubernetes.
This blog post explains how you can run Spacewalk 2.8 or 2.9 in Kubernetes and how I accomplished it. Whether or not you should, is a question you need to answer yourself after reading through this. The work I’ve done is all in a repo and I have images created on DockerHub (for Spacewalk v2.8 and v2.9) or you can generate them yourself from the provided Dockerfiles: Continue reading “Spacewalk–Containerized And Running In Kubernetes”