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No, I would not do it. If your system is a Web servers and everything is fine there is no benefit in upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04. Secutity updates for this release will be up to 2019 year, so stay withing 14.04 LTS. You, or someone else, can upgrade it three years later.


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That is a valid concern, however the client side is also an issue. The clients also cache the repo information. This means you can still have problems when a client tries to update when the repo has changed, but the client hasn't updated its local cache information yet. So you end up running yum clean all anyway to force them to update their local cache. ...


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you can upgrade IOS/NX-OS/WLC/ASA and a host of other devices using CMCS (Compliance management and configuration service) this is similar to HPNA but has alot of advantages to it. Some of the features : Configuration Management - Backup configurations, view difference between configuration, create golden configurations SWIM - Software image management - ...


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Thanks to @Law29 I learn that some updates are made with HTTPS when others use HTTP :/ I could check with curl that HTTPS request wouldn't reach the server. Turns out is was my firewall which was not configured to accept port 443 requests... Adding the right lines solved the problem ! Thanks @Law29 !


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Are you using your own WSUS server, or just the public Windows Update server? In April of 2014 this non-sec, monthly rollup was released. It is a per-requisite for any future sec updates to be applied. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2919355 All future security and non-security updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 ...


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It looks like you can add ElasticSearch as a repository on Ubuntu and manage it with apt, which means it would be updated the same way as all the other software on the Ubuntu server. The steps are outlined here: https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elasticsearch/reference/current/setup-repositories.html Add the eleasticsearch public signing key Add the ...


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First issue: Quoting you: Creations and deletions work fine. But updates do not work. After performing this command, the symlink becomes invalid. The problem With the given directory structure: ~/scripts/test/ ~/scripts/test/remote_loc/ ~/scripts/test/remote_loc/site1/ ~/scripts/test/remote_loc/site1/stuff1.txt ~/scripts/test/remote_loc/...


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On Ubuntu what I usually do is to the get the .deb file from a newer release and install it with dpkg -i updated-monit.deb Like http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/admin/monit or http://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/admin/monit Be aware this method is not handling dependencies as apt/aptitude would do. Also at some version of monit, dependency to libssl was ...


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If you only want to update a subset of the packages with available updates you might want to try @wurtel s attempt. You will need to register the installed packages like this: - name: Get installed packages. command: rpm -qa --qf "%{NAME}\n" register: installed_packages Then you can define a set theory filter and update all the packages defined in the ...



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