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SearchOpenSource: Updating SuSE Linux Clients from a Local Update Server

Feb 24, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike McCallister)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"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 the server?

"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..."

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