[kwlug-disc] Opinions needed

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Sat Feb 9 13:12:03 EST 2019


At the time I was looking at it it supported SuSE and CentOS as well.

However, maybe you are looking for this?
https://spacewalkproject.github.io/

I have never tried it.

- Paul


On Sat, Feb 09, 2019 at 07:18:34AM -0500, CrankyOldBugger wrote:
> This apt-updater sounds great except I don't think it does anything but
> Debian derivatives.  I've got maybe 500 Red Hat boxes to patch monthly.
> But I will look for something similar in the RH world..
> 
> 
> On Fri, 8 Feb 2019 at 14:46, Paul Nijjar via kwlug-disc <
> kwlug-disc at kwlug.org> wrote:
> 
> >
> > I have some experience using apt-dater.
> >
> > https://packages.debian.org/apt-dater . (I may have even given a KWLUG
> > presentation on it years ago.)
> >
> > apt-dater allows you to remotely connect to groups of hosts and run
> > updates on them. Launching the updates is (was?) a manual operation,
> > though.
> >
> > These days I feel the trend has moved to configuration management
> > systems like puppet/chef/ansible/saltstack, or better yet just making
> > temporary servers that you blow away and replace with updated systems.
> >
> > - Paul



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