[CentOS] OS upgrade from CentOS 6.x version.

Sun Jun 9 08:33:36 UTC 2013
Kaushal Shriyan <kaushalshriyan at gmail.com>

On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 1:57 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:

> On 6/9/2013 1:14 AM, Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> > Do i need to update it to the
> > latest version
> need?  no.   should?   probably.
Thanks John for the quick reply. Not sure i understand your reply.

> >   and is it recommended to use yum update command to update to
> > 6.5 on a production environment without testing.
> if 'production' means what it does in my $job's enterprise environment,
> absolutely not.   we do nothing to a production environment without
> testing first in a staging environment that replicates
> production.        updated of complicated production systems is tricky.
> that said, things like development servers, hobby internet webservers
> running a few blogs and stuff, things like that, I regularly do yum
> update's on, but I also have backups if its at all important, so I can
> revert to last night if there's a problem.

You said backups. Any backup program you suggest to back up all
configuration files and data?