The process of applying, or files used to apply, improvements to a system or program. An update is typically encompasses minor changes and improvements, relative to an upgrade.

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IBM - Kernel problems [closed]

I bought an IBM x3850 and wanted to install Ubuntu on it. Then it said, that it can not find hard drives... After some time i figured out that I need to type in the kernel parameter iommu=soft. The ...
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Update of SpamAssassin

We're running SA as a filter to Postfix and just completed an update (of SA) from 3.3.2 to 3.4.1. The spamassassin, spamd, and spamc executables have all been verified as the newer version. ...
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How do I change my mac software update server back to the default [migrated]

It appears the my software update server was changed to a custom one, when I go to update now, it say that the update server no long exists. I want ot change it back to the standard apple one but ...
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How to make Java auto-update for small organization with non admin users?

I'm stuck with an issue regarding Java which is a real pain in my ass. I'm managing small office networks where I get great results using AD and GPO to set everything up and automated. In each of ...
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Identifying cached JNLP applications via batch script

I am attempting to script a solution to install JRE 7 only to systems that run a particular JavaWS application. Essentially the current application requires Java 6 and the upgrade will break ...
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Configure puppet/foreman to update multiple servers

I just managed to install foreman on CentOS 7 and connected 4 agents to the puppet master, I was wondering if it is possible and how to update all 4 ubuntu servers at once and what will be the safest ...
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Rebooting a production CentOS 6 server that's been up for 365 days

I noticed today when running uptime that my server has been up for exactly 365 days. Which led me to google "should I periodically reboot my server". Which led me to the knowledge that YES, I should ...
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Update Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server to Yosemite

I have a Mac Pro (Model Identifier: MacPro5,1) running OS X 10.6.8. The machine serves to the web a couple of MySQL databases (v. 5.0.92) as well as a Redmine installation (with a Subversion ...
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A large number of JetDirect firmware updates - what issues do they address?

HP recently released a large number of firmware updates for JetDirect devices. There is no changelog provided. Curiously, many obsolete (e.g., 802.11b) devices are in the list, and the last time a ...
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What can go wrong with yum update? [closed]

I have to update a server this weekend and the process goes with yum update. I have made tests in virtual machines but I am not sure what can go wrong in a real production environment. The server ...
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Windows Update causing server meltdown

A failed windows update caused my Windows Server 2012 R2 install to have a meltdown. Update package: Microsoft-Windows-NetFx4-OC-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.9600.16384 failed and every ...
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mysql password automatically sets to blank after package update

This is strange as I never personally experienced this except in our servers. Whenever we do package updates with mysql packages included in the updates, mysql password is set to empty password and we ...
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WSUS - explanation for why some WSUS-based updates fail but no failures when using Microsofts update

The issue is a little hard to accurate articulate in the title. Background: I'm setting up a WSUS hierarchy for a client (but starting with one server first). There are thousands of updates to ...
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How to update a Dell server when the Dell Server Update Utility ISO is 11GB?

We have a stack of old Dell R610s. we need to update the BIOS and drivers, but the servers have no OS on them, and the Dell downloads page only has windows executables for the various updaters. We ...
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How can I update nginx to lastest stable version?

I'm using a CentOS 6.6 Linux server and I have nginx 1.7.3 Installed on it . How Can I update Nginx to latest stable version (Nginx 1.8) ?
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MSSQL Update: Backup-Restore vs Detach-Attach (different new servers and different new disks)

I am amidst of migrating an SQL Server 2005 database to an SQL Server 2012. Both environments are on different servers, and they both have different separated disks for the datafiles and logfiles. My ...
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Update the container of a service in Amazon ECS

What kind of approach is recommended for updating the container of a service which is running in Amazon ECS? The AWS documentation says: "If you have updated the Docker image of your application, you ...
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Bug in Mailman version 2.1.18-1

In their zeal to counter spam, both AOL.com and Yahoo.com - and possibly some other big players - changed their email reception policies which effectively cut off their customer's ability to receive ...
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“Failed to initialize PAL.” while upgrading an LSI 9211-8i to IT?

When attempting to flash my LSI SAS 9211-8i card on my ASUS H87I-PLUS LGA 1150 Intel H87 Mini ITX Motherboard, I was able to get through all of the instructions until I was finally ready to flash, ...
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WSUS not downloading updates (timeout)

Windows Server 2012 Standard 64-bit. When I start the WSUS service this error shows up in Event Viewer: The WSUS content directory is not accessible. System.Net.WebException: The remote server ...
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Random XEN guests do not boot complaining disk not found

Performed the latest Citrix XEN Server 6.2 updates, skipping anything related to 6.5. Everything seemed normal after fixing GrubConf.py except that a few random Windows Servers would not start. ...
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What happens when you update PHP while your server is running?

I'm serving files with Apache and PHP-FPM via FCGI. When I run yum update on a live server, what happens when PHP gets updated? I can imagine three scenarios: php-fpm is stopped, then restarted ...
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Constantly increasing semaphores - Apache 2.2.29 with Siteminder Webagent

We recently updated a Redhat Linux server running several instances of Apache 2.2.27 to 2.2.29. All the instances are runing the Siteminder webagent (12.3.11). Since the update the number of ...
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How can I automate the deployment of cisco IOS upgrades?

I was googling this and didn't turn up anything. If you have 100 some odd Cisco routers and switches how do you push out new IOS releases? Certain not by manually logging into every device. The only ...
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How can I upgrade to Java 1.8 on an Amazon Linux Server?

I tried sudo yum update but it just keeps java "1.7.0_75". I need 1.8 for it to work with another application but can't figure out how to upgrade it. Do I need to manually install it somehow? There's ...
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Problems updating Debian 6

Im trying to update a Debian 6 server, but get the following output with some errors after sudo aptitude update: Ign http://archive.debian.org oldstable Release.gpg Ign ...
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PHP version updated to php-5.4.37-1.el6.remi but server still using older version (CentOS release 6.6 (Final)) [closed]

i'm having problems to update php on server CentOS release 6.6 (Final), from php-5.3.25 to my required version php-5.4.37. I downloaded and enabled remi repository an then installed the mentioned php ...
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Windows Update KB3023266 repeated installation

Windows Update KB3023266 is installed on every shutdown of the computer. On next start, the update log shows an additional entry like this: Name: Vulnerability in Windows Application Compatibility ...
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dell R710 / R620 power-supply broken after firmware update

We datet up the firmware on a dell R710 and some weeks later on a DELL R620. In both cases the firmware update on one of the two power supplies failed and it didn't work any more (amber flashing). ...
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Asset (js, css, images) loading is extremly slow on apache after update

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 based linux web server and did an update by "apt-get upgrade". Everything worked fine before this update. After this update the time to load assets like JS- or CSS-files ...
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Windows updates not installing. 0x87d00244

We are using SCCM 2012 SP1 CU5 (5.0.7804.1600) and on many of our Windows 7 clients updates are not installing. When I run "Machine Policy Retrieval & Evaluation Cycle" the ...
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VMWare Tools. How often to update and how to handle it?

We have about 8 ESXi Servers (5.5) and about 100 VMs. I always try to keep the ESXi Servers up to date with the vmware patches. This seems to work more or less well for me. Sometimes i need some weeks ...
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Receiving time out errors (0x80072ee2) in all my logs (ScanAgent.log, WindowsUpdate.log, and WUAHandler.log)

I am currently going through a pilot deployment at a remote site that is connected to the Datacenter over a VERY slow WAN link (less than 3Mbps) and I am receiving time out errors (0x80072ee2) in all ...
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How to update nginx? [closed]

I try to update nginx but it tells me the last version is 1.2.1: root@localhost:~# aptitude install nginx No packages will be installed, upgraded, or removed. 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup fails on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable on my Windows Server 2008 R2 STD. The installation fails with error code: --------------------------- Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 ...
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Debian unattended-upgrades does not upgrade all packages

I have installed the Debian unattended-upgrades package. It upgrades most, but not all packages. If I execute apt-get upgrade after it has run, a few more packages will be installed. Here's my ...
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Update Application on Shared Folder [closed]

I am trying to find a good way to implement updating an application on a shared folder. If there is an update to the program I need to uninstall and reinstall the program on the shared folder. What ...
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Shutting down Openstack server and virtual machines

When I shutdown Openstack compute host (for example reboot required by updates) what happens to virtual machines that were running on that host? I know that when host starts again the virtual ...
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“apt-get -y upgrade” in cron task runs but does not upgrade the system

This server runs Debian 7 and I'm facing a big mystery. Here are my cron tasks: $ sudo crontab -e 42 15 * * * apt-get -y update >> /var/log/my-apt-update.txt 52 15 * * * apt-get -y upgrade ...
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How to Configure A Software Update Baseline in SCCM 2012

I have a remote site that has about 70 systems that have not been patched for the last 4 months due to the WSUS server going down and I am now just getting around to deploying SCCM 2012 there. Can ...
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Why I should prevent yum from update kerneI?

I was googling about yum and reading some articles when I stumbled on bunch of articles about disabling yum from update kernel packages. Now I'm wondering why I should do that. When I update system I ...
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Duplicate sources.list during apt-get update

I wanted to install PostGIS on my server which already have a PostgreSQL installed. I followed this PostGIS installation manual. I inputted this script: sudo sh -c 'echo "deb ...
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ubuntu 14.04 amavis update-rc.d start\stop error output

I have been using amavis on ubuntu 12.04 with no issues and while installing a new amavis server on 14.04 I have an error trying to apply update-rc.d the output is: ~# update-rc.d amavis enable ...
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Can I update Ubuntu with active users logged in? [closed]

I would like to run apt-get dist-upgrade, but I don't know how this will affect the currently logged in users. How can I find out: 1. will a restart be required 2. will the system be ...
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system center configuration manager SUP and DP in the same box

I 've got system center configuration manage installed and Software update point and distrbution point are in the same server . after getting Updates from Microsoft and deploying them I understood ...
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How much traffic does a Ubuntu server cause for updates? [closed]

Does anybody have some numbers on how much traffic/month a ubuntu server causes if automatic updates are enabled (just for fetching the apt sources and the packages)? I have a small box which is ...
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Apache tomcat server for yum repo

I have a system that currently has apache tomcat on it (RHEL 6.5). I also want to make a yum update repo on this system for other systems on the network (also RHEL 6.5). I know I can use the apache ...
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Not all updates syncing between WSUS and SCCM 2012

I have a single server with both WSUS and SCCM 2012 R2 installed. I'm pretty sure everything is configured correctly. The only errors I'm seeing in the wsyncmgr.log file when I do a full ...
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CentOS fails to update Bash

I'm trying to patch my server against the Shellshock vulnerability issue. However, I'm unable to update Bash to a safe version, these are the results I'm getting: # yum update bash Loaded plugins: ...
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Centos failing to upgrade bash

I'm trying to resolve the recent Shellshock exploit however every time I run "yum update" or "yum update bash", it plainly says everything is up to date. I'm pretty frustrated at the issue and ...