Linux Centralized Administration

Daniel Ankers md1clv at
Thu Jan 12 21:10:20 UTC 2012

On 12 January 2012 21:02, Paul Stewart <paul at> wrote:
> Hey folks. just curious what people are using for automating updates to
> Linux boxes?
> Today, we manually do YUM updates to all the CentOS servers . just an
> example but a good one.  I have heard there are some open source solutions
> similar to that of Red Hat Network?

It so happens that just yesterday I stumbled across Spacewalk
( - which is the open source version of
RHN Satellite.

I ran into a few problems setting the server up - but nothing too
difficult to solve, and client installation is a breeze.


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