Linux Centralized Administration

Green, Timothy Timothy.Green at
Thu Jan 12 21:11:53 UTC 2012

We are using Security Blanket.  It's a COTs product that works really well....

-----Original Message-----
From: Chuck Anderson [mailto:cra at WPI.EDU] 
Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 4:10 PM
To: nanog at
Subject: Re: Linux Centralized Administration

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 04:02:49PM -0500, Paul Stewart 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?

yum install yum-cron
chkconfig yum-cron on
service yum-cron start

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