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Questions tagged [update]

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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SCCM collection evaluates major version numbers in unexpected way

Why do SCCM collections based upon the logic Installed Applications (64).Version is less than "100.0" not evaluate to true for applications of version 99.* and below? The full WQL query ...
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dnf update - dependencies

During update I've encountered following errors yum update Last metadata expiration check: 0:44:43 ago on Mon 11 Apr 2022 06:33:55 AM CEST. Error: Problem 1: package containers-common-2:1-23....
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Windows Server 2019 GPO - "User Policy Update Failed"

My clients environment is a mix of Windows 2012, 2016 and 2019 servers. Recently we had a few additional Windows 2019 servers provisioned and added to our domain. When I run gpupdate /force from the ...
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Long-overdue "yum update" has multiple "requires" errors

After much neglect of my VPS (currently running CentOS 7.4.1708), I tried to run yum update, but after a long list of "Processing Dependency..." lines, the end of the output looked like this:...
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Apt-Get Update Failing because of Certificate Validation

Using Ubuntu Focal fossa. I was trying to install a checkpoint ssl software for VPN, but seems like something messed up all my certificates. Now whenever I try sudo apt-get update I get the following ...
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Library Won't Update

I'm trying to update my libarchive library on CentOS 7. Currently, I have version 3.1.2. If I type the following command, here is the result: # rpm -q libarchive libarchive-3.1.2-10.el7_2.x86_64 I ...
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dnf update with nobest option

I've got following error during update: Error: Problem: cannot install the best update candidate for package glibc-gconv-extra-2.28-167.el8.x86_64 nothing provides glibc-common = 2.28-181.el8 needed ...
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Ubuntu package libzstd1 still old version

After upgrade from Ubuntu 20.10 to 21.04 i have a package problem. When i try to install the package default-libmysqlclient-dev: apt install default-libmysqlclient-dev it fails with: The following ...
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Upgrading Debian Linux to a specific patch level

I have a few dozens of Debian boxes which I want to keep up to date in a deterministic fashion, and also follow the Engineering => Pre-Prod => Prod routine with a deterministic staging process. ...
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How to handle in-progress request when applying rolling update?

Given a set of web servers subject to rolling update, such as through kubernetes rolling updates, if a request is issued to one such termination-pending web server milliseconds before a SIGTERM signal ...
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Modify BIOS configuration on several computers

I have quite a few computers that I need to modify some parameters on the BIOS (American Megatrends v.5.12). Is there a way to save this configuration (to a pendrive, for example) and load that on the ...
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How to respond to "NOTICE: Not enabling PHP 7.4 FPM by default." from system upgrade

I did a standard OS update on Ubuntu LTS (20.04) and the messages end with: Processing triggers for php7.4-fpm (7.4.3-4ubuntu2.6) ... NOTICE: Not enabling PHP 7.4 FPM by default. NOTICE: To enable PHP ...
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Best practices for updates

We have a lot of Linux servers (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.9 running vmware) and most of the services are in containers docker. We want to implement a policy of updating our systems with ...
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Installing and regularly updating software via yum\apt* on linux servers without direct internet access?

There are several dozen servers with centos (mostly) and debian-like systems. How to organise the installation and updating of software via yum \ apt in the absence of direct access to the Internet ...
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fwupd: What causes this message - "FuPluginPciMei ME family not supported"

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS and the default configuration runs fwupd daily. When it does, it appears to run uneventfully but it does generate the following message: fwupd[248903]: 13:56:13:0716 ...
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“GPG error: https://oss.oracle.com/debian unstable Release”

The error I am having when trying to update my package list. root@wetainfotech:/# apt update Hit:1 http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian buster InRelease Hit:2 https://packages.sury.org/php buster InRelease ...
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How does update management works for virtual machines in Azure?

We defined the execution's time of the update management with a runbook for 6 hours. But I would like to know : Does update management work asynchronously (every virtual machines are getting updated ...
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Updating PHP on CentOS 6 - "Error: Package: php-pecl-ncurses"

On a CentOS 6 I am trying to update my PHP from 5.3 to 7.x by following the instructinos at https://www.mysterydata.com/how-to-install-upgrade-to-php-7-4-on-rhel-centos-vestacp/. When I do the final ...
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rkhunter update failed, cannot find dat files

I have a CentOs 7.6 up and running with rkhunter for a long time now. After all my os updates, I run rkhunter --update --propupd but it fails since recently. [ Rootkit Hunter version 1.4.6 ] File ...
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Group of Ubuntu Servers being updated every tuesday at 7am. What triggers the update? It's not unattended-upgrades, It's not a cron job

I am responsible for 5 Ubuntu Servers that all get ALL of their software updated each Tuesday at 7am. I am struggling to find out how this happens. Security updates are applied each day through the ...
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Is there any tool or service for checking your server's version and detect vulnerabilities and patches? [closed]

I am looking for a tool or something like a server/control panel that can list all the infrastructure I am using and its version (i.e. Redis Server version 6.4.x). It would be useful in order to get a ...
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Dell PowerEdge bios update failure. Error finding file: update.xml

So I downlaoded the latest BIOS for a Dell PowerEdge server. Attempting to update using the EXE fails. The error from the GUI states to restart the server. Restarted but still failed. I found the log ...
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Google LAMP trying to update sudo

I was trying to update sudo on my LAMP cloud server at Google, but to no avail it seems. Doing sudo apt update, then sudo apt install --only-upgrade sudo if finds the same sudo as on the system: Get:1 ...
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Is it possible to update AMI bios from Linux?

I have a motherboard on Supermicro server (model X9SCM(+)/X9SCM). And it is not possible to update it via Supermicro Update Manager - looks like bmc just cannot communicate with bios at all on this ...
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Update specific list of packages with yum

As most company we have different pre-production environment: development, integration, staging, production. We would like to keep these env OS updated but we would like to perform yum update in ...
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Broken Dnf update on centos 8

I am getting the following error while doing a dnf update on a centos 8 server. I have already tried the following: dnf clean all dnf distro-sync dnf update --best --allowerasing Last metadata ...
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How to update or upgrade from glib 2.17 version to glib 2.4(over) version on Amazon Linux 1?

How to update or upgrade from glib 2.17 version to glib 2.4(over) version on Amazon Linux 1? Or downgrade to 2.12 is fine.
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chaining ssh update commands in a script fails

I want to run a single script locally that invokes a 'sudo ./up' on several remote hosts via ssh. Where ./up is simply: ---- /home/user/up ---- #!/bin/bash sudo apt update && sudo apt -y ...
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Ansible PHP Update with zypper (with vendor change)

I would like to automate PHP Updates for my Linux Servers with Ansible. Those are SLES so i'm using zypper module for Ansible. The problem is because of a vendor changes in involved zypper is asking ...
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How to run updates on Ubuntu command line without upgrading PHP

I run an Ubuntu server on 16.04 using LAMP stack. I ran into an issue last week when updating using: sudo apt update Basically PHP was automatically upgraded from 7.4 to 8.0 during the upgrade &...
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Pip packages updated log

A few days ago I updated all pip packages on Ubuntu 20.04 with this command: pip list --outdated --format=freeze | grep -v '^\-e' | cut -d = -f 1 | xargs -n1 pip install -U Does exists any way to ...
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Keep LibreOffice up-to-date

we have a terminalserver where we want to work with LibreOffice. The problem is that I don't exactly know how I can keep it automatically up-to-date. Is there like an update.exe I could run on server ...
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Two php-fpm processes running after trying to update php version. Wordpress using the wrong one

I am currently running a Debian server on Google Cloud Compute. Linux host1.example.com 4.9.0-11-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.189-3+deb9u2 (2019-11-11) x86_64 GNU/Linux I installed PHP 7.3, however in ...
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Does Update Managment in Azure (windows VM) take care of starting the vm?

I have a windows VM and update management configured. The machine is off most of the time. However, when i need it, i don't want to wait for updates to be installed. Thus, i configured a schedule in ...
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Updating Open VPN on a Centos 7 server: is there a risk of messing things up?

I use Open VPN on a Centos 7 server and the open-vpn package needs to be updated after a little over a year since its install. The update can be done fairly easily (using yum) but I'm worried this ...
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Understanding and resolving dependencies on Centos 7

I've resolved many dependencies problems in many years as hobbyist administrator: I just removed some package until the whole thing get resolved or (if the consequences would have been to big) waited ...
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How to deploy to the user device and to a device connected to the first one but not to internet

We are shipping a robot and hybrid laptop to a client, which will use it on its site. The laptop serves as a remote for the robot, or multiple robot. We want to be able to deploy software and system ...
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How do I use apt-get to install one update at a time?

I have inherited 15 servers running Ubuntu 16.04 and need to install security updates on them all. I have been told by my manager to install them one at a time and then test the system to make sure ...
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How to list packages needing update in format for `yum update-to`

How can I get a space-separated list of the packages with pending updates on CentOS7 in the format that is required for passing as an argument to the yum update-to command? I want to update all the ...
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WSUS is downloading hundreds of old declined updates

Without applying any changes in configuration and settings, WSUS server start downloading hundreds of old updates from 2009 until now (2020) after regular scheduled syncing with Microsoft. It ...
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Do I need to manually deploy a superseded application in SCCM? Or do superseded applications automatically update to the superseded version?

I've been playing around with SCCM for Application deployment and I'm very confused as to how the Supersedence feature works. If I already have an active deployment for Version 1 of Application A and ...
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How to update yum repositories to fetch newer versions of nodejs and related ones in CentOS 7?

I'd like to update certain packages. The latest versions are not presented. $ sudo yum list nodejs Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centos1.hti.pl * ...
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Office 365 (2016) Updates Randomly Across the Company

We have installed Office 2016 using our Office 365 subscription throughout the company. All installations are set to the Semi-Annual update channel. We are finding that computers across the network ...
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Will Ubuntu 16.04.6 updates ever include a version of Apache newer than 2.4.18?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS and am fully up to date with apt update and apt upgrade. This still leaves me at Apache 2.4.18 which has some known security issues and the IT security guys are ...
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Can I use AlUpdate instead of lUpdate for ipmi update on supermicro servers?

I have several different SuperMicro servers and I want to create an internal repository with firmwares and create a package with updating utility. In the ipmi firmware archives that I downloaded from ...
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Allowing non admin user to run a specific software updater without admin password

I need to allow a non-admin network user to run a specific exe as local administrator on Windows 7. Basically what I need is not to be prompted for admin credentials when I run that specific exe which ...
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command line solution of “crontab: tmp/tmp.X: Operation not permitted”

I have the following problem. But I only have ssh access to the Mac machine. So I not use any GUI solution. Is there a way to enable this in the command line? Thanks. OSX mojave: "crontab: tmp/...
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Why is the default action to keep your current version when a package maintainer ships an updated version of a configuration file?

It seems to me that if the package maintainer has shipped an updated configuration file, but you choose to keep your current version, you won't receive any possibly-important changes in the updated ...
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Google Cloud Instance Groups - Canary testing

I am trying to figure out an efficient way of guaranteeing that the new update for the instance group will roll out as intended before actually performing the rolling update of the instance group. I'...
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Windows 2012 ( Upgrade from Windows 2008r2 ) , Update Error : 800F0922

I've upgraded my Windows 2008r2 to Windows 2012 (non R2) . All went fine . Then I used the WSUS Offline Updater (https://www.wsusoffline.net/) like I did beforehand on many other servers to update it ....
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