[CentOS] CentOS 7 Repeating Update Messages

Thu Jun 11 07:16:14 UTC 2015
Harold Toms <h.toms at qmul.ac.uk>

On 10/06/15 17:07, Kirk Bocek wrote:
> I've install yum-cron on a new CentOS 7 host and after a recent update 
> I am now getting daily repeating emails about that update instead of 
> the single notification I was expecting. Does anyone know what's going 
> on?
> Kirk
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By default, yum-cron just downloads updates but does not install them, 
so the e-mail you receive shows a list of updates waiting to be applied. 
If you want it to do that you must change "apply_updates" in 
/etc/yum/yum-cron.conf from "no" to "yes".


Harold Toms
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