Linux Patch Management

Free eBook: Linux Patch Management

Free eBook “Linux Patch Management: Keeping Linux Systems Up To Date” by Michael Jang from Bruce Perens’ Open Source Series series. The first start-to-finish guide to patching Linux systems in production environments. For Red Hat, Fedora, SUSE, Debian, and other leading distributions.


Comprehensive coverage of apt, yum, Red Hat Network, YaST Online Update, Zenworks Linux Management, and other tools. High-efficiency techniques that minimize impacts on networks, users, and administrators. To keep your Linux systems secure, reliable, and productive, you must stay current with patches and updates. But, until now, it has been difficult to find usable, trustworthy guidance on managing patches in Linux production environments. Linux Patch Management fills that gap, offering Linux professionals start-to-finish solutions, strategies, and examples for every environment, from single computers to enterprise-class networks.

Table of Contents

  • Patch Management Systems
  • Consolidating Patches on a Red Hat/Fedora Network
  • SUSE’s Update Systems and rsync Mirrors
  • Making apt Work for You
  • Configuring apt for RPM Distributions
  • Configuring a yum Client
  • Setting Up a yum Repository

Book Details

Author(s): Michael Jang
Format(s): PDF
File size: 8.47 MB
Number of pages: 288
Link: Download.

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