Chapter 1. Managing Red Hat Certified collections synclists in automation hub

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You can use automation hub to distribute the relevant Red Hat Certified collections content to your users by creating synclists.

1.1. About Red Hat Certified collections synclists

A synclist is a curated group of Red Hat Certified collections that is assembled by your organization administrator that syncs to your local automation hub. Use synclists to manage only the content that you want and exclude unnecessary collections. You can design and manage your synclist from the content available as part of Red Hat Certified collections on

Each synclist has its own unique repository URL you can use to designate as a remote source for content in automation hub and is securely accessed using an API token.

1.2. Creating a synclist of Red Hat Certified collections

You can create a synclist of curated Red Hat Certified collections in automation hub on Your synclist repository is located under Automation Hub Repo Management, which is updated whenever you choose to manage content within Red Hat Certified collections.

By default, all Red Hat Certified collections are included in your initial organization synclist.


  • You have a valid Ansible Automation Platform subscription.
  • You have Organization Administrator permissions for
  • Ensure that the following domain names are part of either the firewall or the proxy’s allowlist for successful connection and download of collections from automation hub or Galaxy server:

  • Automation hub resources are stored in Amazon Simple Storage. Add the following domain name to the allow list:

  • SSL inspection is disabled either when using self signed certificates or for the Red Hat domains.


  1. Log in to
  2. Navigate to Automation Hub Collections.
  3. Use the toggle switch on each collection to determine whether to exclude it from your synclist.

When you finish managing collections for your synclist, you can navigate to Automation Hub Repo Management to initiate the remote repository sync to your local automation hub. If your remote repository is already configured, you can manually sync Red Hat Certified collections to your local automation hub to update the collections content that you made available to local users.

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