[CentOS] Linux backup help

Patrice Guay patrice.guay at nanotechnologies.qc.ca
Fri Dec 19 04:57:15 UTC 2008


Amos Shapira wrote :
> 2008/11/16 Ian Forde <ian at duckland.org>:
>> Actually, that's the problem that Red Hat Satellite Server can solve.
>> You can approve packages for deployment.  Thus, when provisioning new
>> servers, they get updates from the approved list.  And servers are
>> grouped by class.  For the free version, one should investigate Project
>> SpaceWalk.  http://www.redhat.com/spacewalk/
>
> Thanks for the pointer. I've looked at it a few weeks ago back when
> there was some news about it and it looked promising but I didn't have
> time to learn it in depth. Will keep it in my stack of things to look
> at.
>
I just wrote a HowTo on this topic. Spacewalk can help you manage 
software versions across different environments using software channels. 
The document is available here:
http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/PackageManagement/Spacewalk

Regards,
--
Patrice Guay
patrice.guay at nanotechnologies.qc.ca




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