[CentOS] Yum-updatesd

Josh Donovan josh.dvan at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Sep 13 09:56:02 UTC 2008


Bob Hoffman wrote:

> This is on, via the chkconfig and seems to run a lot.
> TO DO: auto update YUM for the computer once a day.
> Files: /etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf
> Extra: send a mail or add to log file

Isn't that overkill for an enterprise distro? Subscribing
to the relevant mailing list should help shouldn't it? 
Not even considering the potential load on the CentOS 
servers, shouldn't an admin test updates without letting
yum auto-update? Updates do have issues too.

Thanks,
Josh.


      



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