SearchOpenSource: Updating SuSE Linux Clients from a Local Update Server
Feb 24, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike McCallister)
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"In my last tip, we set up a single internal YaST Online Update
(YOU) server to pick up updated software from the SuSE mirrors.
Now, we're going to answer the question: How do clients connect to
"Let's review. In setting up the single internal YaST Online
Update server, the idea was to minimize the load on the existing
mirrors by having one machine hit the outside servers, instead of
however many client machines you have, and enhance security by
keeping updates inside your firewall..."