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YUM installs outdated software

I recently acquired a red hat server that runs RHEL 5.5. I get a feeling that my YUM repositories are totally out of date because of the following reasons: I tried updating GCC using YUM. The ...
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How to install updates on multiple windows servers automatically?

Let's say that I've got a lot of different Windows servers to install updates on. I.e. about 50 servers; running Windows server 2003, 2008, 2012 (service packs, R2 editions, and such), some 32bit and ...
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Does WSUS include 3rd party patches/drivers?

I have a WSUS server setup on our network here. It is set to download ALL Windows and Office Updates and store them locally. Does this include 3rd party drivers and patches as well? Or how does WSUS ...
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Make kernel modules available that have been deactivated on Fedora

I need some kernel modules which are available in the Linux source but deactivated on Fedora 20 and I wonder what's the easiest and most forward way to do make them available. (namely then net/CAN ...
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how to avoid console network error (host is not communicating) when passwd or update?

I am trying to change the root password and update ssl package but the commands passwd or yum update {package} make the console loops endlessly. I have set the buffer to 600 sec. which I am reaching ...
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YUM, “patchlevel” and the DTAP street on redhat/centos

Is there a way to make yum update to a certain patchlevel? I always promise my devs the servers between Dev, Test, Acc and Prod are the same with versions of software. But when u use yum via the ...
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Recently Deployed WSUS, issues with failed updates

Morning, This weekend I deployed a automatic updates via a WSUS for my network, the WSUS is in a different office of our company so I have little access to it. We had disabled automatic updates ...
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phpmyadmin not working after mysql update

i followed this guide to update my mysql form 5.1 to 5.5. After lots and lots of command and headache, i was able to upgrade mysql. i checked the version via terminal. But now there is another ...
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What could cause DNS to un-propagate?

I moved a Godaddy domain (ihearthawaii.com) to a digital ocean droplet around 15 hours ago. Tracking the DNS Propagation through sites like (whatsmydns.net), I notice that the propagation is ...
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yum update leads kernel error

When I do 'yum update', the following error is shown. Before running the suggested command, I shall better understand, what the cause is. Any advice? --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: ...
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Amazon EC2 6 updates are security updates (The following packages have been kept back)

I have kind of a strange situation: I am running an amazon ec2 instance Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-58-virtual x86_64). Every day when I connect to it through ssh I see the following message: ...
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How to Create Yum Cache Server for client machines in LAN

Like in Ubuntu we have the option of creating "Ubuntu update cache server" which downloads and update packages directly from internet and serves other client ubuntu machines for installing/updating ...
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How to fix “Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)” in CentOS?

I've tried yum update yum and yum clean all, but neither help to resolve the following problem: # yum install httpd --installroot=/opt/httpd2 Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from ...
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How do fix a bug in script from a SCOM 2012 management pack

I am trying to monitor MSMQ on a windows server 2012 . The monitored server is not part of the domain of the SCOM server. The agent is installed and is in connection with the SCOM server. When the ...
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kernel-firmware is a duplicate with kernel-firmware Cent OS YUM

I am having isssues getting my server to run after yum update was interrupted. When trying to complete the yum update I am getting the following response. [root@RESCUE-web yum.repos.d]# sudo yum ...
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Aborted an update, is my server fine? [closed]

First off let me say I'm new to linux servers. A few minutes ago I tried to update linux, but during the process it asked me if I wanted to start the update, it also said the update could take several ...
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How to configure GRUB loader after apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a box with Ubuntu 12.04, and just did a apt-get upgrade. I'm presented with a dialogue to update my GRUB bootloader, but with the following message: The GRUB boot loader was previously ...
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Will debian update packages that I've personally build from their official sources?

Hi and happy new year to you all.. Recently I've built nginx deb package v1.4.4 from debian backport source that of course I've added to the apt sources.list and things went great. My question: ...
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Installing a third party application package on CentOS 6.4 fails due to missing dependencies libcrypto.so.10 and libssl.so.10

This is a Canonical Question about OpenSSL binary compatibility issues between Red Hat Enterprise Linux (and its derivatives) 6.4 and 6.5. This issue applies to a wide variety of third party ...
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Upgrading mysql & PHP concerns

I am working on a project that is about 4 years old and has been written in PHP 5.2 (php was updated along the way) and MySQL 4. There is currently a test server and production server that all need to ...
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Ubuntu apt-get update vs upgrade

I have a VPS with Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I want maximal stability of my server, which's main purpose is a webserver. What are difference between Update and Upgrade? I can't understand difference. As ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu Server to a recent version would update PHP too? This result in any problems? [closed]

I use Ubuntu Server 10.04 and PHP 5.3.2, if I upgrade the server to a more recent version, the PHP would update too? Would this process result in some problem in the settings of PHP, like previously ...
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Should I touch nothing when I run production service server? [closed]

I am going to run my first public game service server later. And many people advise not to touch anything if it's running well. I agree with them. But one thing I am curious is, the security updates. ...
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Random number of Windows Updates on different computers

After a MS Windows rollout to 90 PCs, Windows Update wants to install 30 updates on some computers and max 170 updates on others. The number differs between 30 and 170. The pattern looks random, ...
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Suse 12.3 update

hi i just installed suse 12.3 on a server but whem i try to update with zypper update or you, i get checksum errors for many packages like this Digest verification failed for ...
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Changelogs for rudimentary Redhat packages such as chkconfig

Frequently when running yum update I will see packages such as chkconfig requiring an update and I'd like to find out exactly what has changed, I mean such packages have been around for such a long ...
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How to Stable My Postfix against Spams or Virusses

I'm managing dedicated. In last days my server Ip is blocked by hotmail services. And my customer can't send any message to hotmail/live/outlook systems. postfix ver: 2.6.6 CentOS 6.4 64 Bit I just ...
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Windows updates, Anti-virus updates for Air gapped hosts

I just took over as an admin for a network that uses corporate imaged hosts, to manage various special purpose machines. These hosts directly connect to the equipment they are managing via Serial or ...
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Svn up from putty

I have a SVN server running fine I can update commit from various PCs no problems. I have one server where I run "svn up" to download my trunk into the production apache server. All is fine if I do it ...
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Where to download a free MIB complete database

I want to update an MIB database that is exhaustive. oidview is limited so I couldn't finish downloading MIBs per vendor and only Cisco is making its OIDs available for public on ftp. Is there a way ...
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Server setup scripts, patches and migrations

I have written some scripts which I use to configure various servers in a uniform way. Each time I deploy a server I run the relevant scripts so that I know they're all configured the same. I then ...
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Creating VM to test update

I have a bunch of servers doing various things for our group (NIS, DHCP, CVS, NFS), all of which need to be patched and updated. Obviously just upgrading them is a bit risky, so I want to create a ...
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How to manage software updates from a central location?

We have a number of servers: some of them have are containers over openVZ and some of them are full virtual machines. All of the servers are Linux systems only. The servers are running different ...
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Long term security risks of rarely updated nginx

We've deployed a system at a university using a stack of Postgres, Nginx and Django on (mandated) RHEL. The ITS department is now pressuring us to switch to Apache on order to benefit from regular ...
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Is it usually safe to run “apt-get upgrade” (in terms of stability) on a production server?

I often log into my Ubuntu 12.04.2 server (with Postgres 9.2.4 running with live production data) and see something akin to: 4 packages can be updated. 4 updates are security updates. This happens ...
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Windows 8 offline updates

I am trying to update a Windows 8 installation on a machine that is not connected to the internet. I have been told that standalone installers exist but ultimately the Microsoft sites just direct me ...
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yum update if installed, otherwise install

Is there a command to do just that: if a package is already installed, update it, otherwise install the latest version For now I'm doing two commands: yum install mypackage yum update mypackage ...
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How to update/maintain a patched kernel?

If I patch my linux kernel with grsecurity, will I still be able to update my system with yum (or apt-get)? Won't the updates available via yum be incompatible with my patched "non standard" version ...
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I've got an error while i was installing a newest php

I was updating the PHP version to the newest in my CentOS server, following this guide step by step. When I finally get to install PHP, I get the following error. sudo yum install php53 php53-cli ...
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Installing software as an Update

My company uses SCCM 2007 and Windows 7. I have a rather complicated application deployment that I need to do. To make a long story short, I have to automatically install this while no users are ...
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ezjail-admin update -i can't create tank/ezjail/basejail

I updated the server FreeBSD 8.2-p10 amd64 to 9.1-p1 amd64, and I want to update jails started ezjail. I downloaded the source, built the world and run the command: ezjail-admin update -i but got ...
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Is there any software for driver maintenance?

We use SCCM for OSD and consequently driver installation, and it works well. However, the issue becomes that when drivers are updated on the sccm server, only machines that are newly imaged and/or ...
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RHEL/CentOS version numbering (before and after the dot)

How does the CentOS numbering work? Major releases are 'before the dot', eg 5.x and 6.x as far as I see, and minor changes after that. Questions: If I do a yum update on a 6.1 system, will it ...
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Updating Java and Flash without bundled offerings

We have about 20 laptops with Windows Vista or 7. Most, if not all, have Java and Flash installed and those are updated through their upstream update routines, i.e. the user gets prompted that there's ...
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Update RAID 10 NAS storage

I've got a NAS with 4x500GB HDD in RAID 10. I want to change the actual HDDs to others of 1TB capacity, but I want (if possible) to preserve the data without having to copy it outside the NAS. The NAS ...
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apt-get upgrade Not found IP. Sources.list issue? (lenny) [duplicate]

I get a lot of this errors when runnong apt-get update command Ign http://archive.debian.org lenny/volatile/main Sources/DiffIndex Ign http://archive.debian.org lenny/volatile/contrib ...
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Gitlabhq gitolite update repos and keys issue

I would like update gitolite. But when i start command > sudo -u gitlab -H bundle exec rake gitlab:gitolite:update_repos remote: Counting objects: 1459, done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% ...
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Is it safe to install windows updates on Server 2008 without restarting it? [duplicate]

I've got a windows 2008 production server which I'm planning to install windows updates on, without restarting it for several weeks. Is this a good idea? (This is a production server, which is on ...
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Windows Update for numerous powered-down Virtual Machines [closed]

Before I dive into the question asking, let me give some background on the question. I have a VM project I am working on. Sales reps at my company need to have VMs of different configurations to demo ...
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Can't complete interrupted update of ESXi 5 to U2

I've been trying to do an interactive update of VMware ESXi 5.0.0 update 1 to 5.0.0 update 2 via the installer image burned to a DVD. The first time I ran the update, all seemed to go fine at first. ...