[CentOS] Re: Unexpected FTP Activity

Filipe Brandenburger filbranden at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 19:59:35 UTC 2008


On Fri, 10 Oct 2008 11:27:45 -0400, Toby Bluhm wrote:
> Is there a reason why you don't want your machine updated?

 On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 12:07, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
> Yes indeed!  [...]

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 14:42, Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com> wrote:
> He didn't say he wasn't going to update,

Yes, he did! :-)

> he just said he wants to do it on his
> schedule. Nothing wrong with that. As a matter of fact, it is more proper to
> update when you have tested on an enterprise system.

Agreed, in particular with updates that bump a release (5.1 -> 5.2), I
also do it manually and not automatically.

However, nowadays I consider updating the system and applying security
patches an essential part of the sysadmin role in a Linux environment.

Filipe


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