Linux - Up2date command example, How to use up2date command
Up2date command exampleHow can I use up2date command?
How can I register the redhat machine using up2date command?
The Redhat Enterprise Linux operating system gets update from RHN via Redhat Network Satellite/proxy servers (usually used by big hosting/ISPs or larget RHEL installation setups) to install critical and non-critical security updates as well as binary packages. In an huge environment the up2date command is used to get updates from Redhat satellite server.
Note: These examples only works with RHEL version 2.x, 3.x and 4.x only.
# up2date --whatprovides "/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf"OUTPUT:
TO display list of updated software
# up2date -l
To download all the update
# up2date -u
FOrcefully update all the updates
# up2date -uf
Install Specific package or software
# up2date httpd
Download source RPM files
# up2date -d --src Package-Name
To Display the list of available packages
# up2date --showall # up2date --showall | grep httpd
Install packages of particular architecture package
# up2date --arch=i386 mysql
To install group X Software Development just type the command
# up2date -i "@ X Software Development"
Update installed software
# up2date phpTo fix latest bugs or to apply a patch use up2date command as follows for php package.
Display list of Group Softwares
# up2date --show-groupsOUTPUT:
Administration Tools Arabic Support Assamese Support Authoring and Publishing Base Brazilian Portuguese Support Catalan Support Compatibility Arch Development Support Compatibility Arch Support Core Cyrillic Support Development Libraries Development Tools Dialup Networking Support Editors Emacs Engineering and Scientific Estonian Support FTP Server Finnish Support French Support GNOME GNOME Desktop Environment GNOME Software Development Games and Entertainment Graphical Internet Sound and Video System Tools Tamil Support Text-based Internet Web Server Welsh Support Windows File Server Workstation Common X Software Development X Window System XEmacs
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