Patch Management - Windows & RHEL/CentOS based on Date

Reed Loden reed at reedloden.com
Wed Jun 13 18:57:40 CDT 2012


On Wed, 13 Jun 2012 23:47:24 +0000
Wade Peacock <Wade.Peacock at visioncritical.com> wrote:

> Does anyone know of a patch management system that will allow us to
> control the roll out of patches, specifically for Windows but Linux
> would be nice too, that can use a date to limit whether a patch is
> rolled out.

I don't know of a good software product that does *both* Windows and
RHEL/CentOS, but for Windows, have you looked at Microsoft's WSUS [0]?
For RHEL/CentOS, use Spacewalk [1].

Hope that helps!
~reed

[0] http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/bb332157.aspx
[1] http://spacewalk.redhat.com/



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