orcharhino 4.3.0

orcharhino 4.3.0 is here!

  • Documentation on hammer admin logging
  • Detailed documentation on Activation Keys
  • Debian/Ubuntu repositories now publish InRelease files
  • SELinux and firewalld are used for new installations via the orcha rhino Installer
  • Tracer Upload for SUSE to determine if a reboot is required for activation after installing an update
  • Progress indicator of synchronized Debian packages
  • Oracle Linux Support incl. orcha rhino Oracle Linux Client
  • The orcha rhino Installer supports the installation of orcha rhino via an HTTP(s) proxy
  • Upgrade from CentOS base system to version 7.6
  • Azure Plugin now supports HTTP(s) proxy for communication with the Azure API.
  • Fixed Bugs:
    • The “Discovery Plugin Guide” does not mention the orcha rhino-fdi package
    • Debian Errata support: undefined method `release_name’ for nil:NilClass
    • Debian repositories do not display Sync Status Details
    • The webinstaller fails when no plugins are selected
    • SCC-Manager: Sync not working with SQL-Error
    • SLES errata requiring reboot “fail”

orcharhino Training

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orcharhino Training

How do you manage your data center with orcharhino?


This training teaches participants how orcharhino can be used to automatically manage a data center.


€ 1.890,- additional statutory VAT


Monday 26.08.2019 – Wednesday 28.08.2019
Monday 02.12.2019 – Wednesday 04.12.2019

The following services are included in the booking:

  • The corresponding training in a fully equipped training room with a physical computer and possibly several virtual systems for each participant.
  • training documents
  • Lunch and meals during the training course
  • Use of the WI-FI in the training room

Not included in the price: Travel and Hotel


  • Overview of the functions of orcharhino
  • Creation of standardized host groups
  • Host Deployment
  • Lifecycle management
  • Patch management
  • Configuration management (Puppet, Ansible, Saltstack)
  • Configuration of orcharhino
  • Additional Plugins (e.g. Remote Execution, Snapshot Tool)
  • Command Line Interface (Hammer CLI)


This training is made for participants who have little to no experience with orcharhino. The training starts with the initial installation. The participants then become familiar with the core functionalities of deployment, patch and lifecycle management and configuration management. Finally, the participants get an insight into different settings and functions of orcharhino, making life easier for the admin.


Upon completion of this course, students will be able to implement basic system configurations with best practices for orcharhino.

General information

Unless otherwise stated, the training courses will take place at the premises of ATIX AG, Parkring 15, 85748 Garching near Munich. Please note that our training courses are designed for a minimum of 4 to a maximum of 8 participants. If there are fewer than 4 registered participants, we reserve the right to cancel the training up to 2 weeks before the start.

If you have any questions about dates, venues or wishes, please contact us directly.

Telephone: +49 89 4523538-0

Release Notes

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Orcharhino release notes

orcharhino 4.5.0 has arrived!

What’s new?

  • Configure the default language and timezone for newly created users at ‘Configure → Settings → General’
  • Support for orcharhino caching proxy configurations
  • Content View import / export
  • Support for Windows network deployments
  • VMware OVA based orcharhino installation
  • Enhanced Proxmox support 
    • Support for Proxmox VE5.4
    • Add, detach and resize volumes in host edit mode
    • Resize disk on image based host creation
    • Option to automatically start vm directly after host creation 
    • selinux support
  • Support for SLES15SP1
  • Debian / Ubuntu client supporting offline installation
  • enhanced provisioning templates for installation behind orcharhino proxies (SLES and EL7 based systems)
  • Modified Upgrade Guide

Bug Fixes:

  • GPG key on yum repo not usable because of missing newline
  • Operating systems list should be sorted
  • Proxmox plugin does not work with SELinux enabled
  • When promoting debian CV versions to LCENV, release and component units are not cleaned up
  • Katello action “Republish Repository Metadata” does not appear to do anything for deb repos
  • pulp_deb should structure published repos like their upstream sources (not by codename)
  • Current state of content view version is shown instead of version-specif


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Orcharhino webinars

In our webinars, we show you the manufacturer-independent data center automation tool, orcharhino.

orcharhino is THE solution for orchestrating data centers! Automate your deployment and configuration management, as well as your life-cycle management. Oversee everything via a unified interface.


In every orcharhino Webinar, we talk about different themes. In particular, these are deployment, configuration management, lifecycle management, patch management and errata with orcharhino.

Always on the last webinar date in the quarter, there is a general overview of orcharhino.

Always on the last Wednesday of the month 10:00 – 11am 00.