Linux Centralized Administration

Paul Stewart paul at
Thu Jan 12 21:30:22 UTC 2012

Awesome!  I remember someone telling me about this before and couldn't
remember the name til now...



-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Ankers [mailto:md1clv at] 
Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 4:08 PM
To: Paul Stewart
Subject: Re: Linux Centralized Administration

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

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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