[nycbug-talk] enterprise bsd
Tue Mar 8 16:11:14 EST 2005
>On 3/8/05 3:51 PM, "Bjorn Nelson" <o_sleep at belovedarctos.com> wrote:
>> We have some redhat machines at work and I have been starting to use
>> the up2date and rhn services. I am impressed with the ease of applying
>> security updates and it made me wonder what comparable things are
>> available to the freebsd (or bsd in general) realm. For freebsd, I
>> already have an internal cvsup server, I use portupgrade, have exported
>> /usr/ports/distfiles, debated an export of /usr/ports and /usr/src,
>> have looked at freebsd-update, debated an export of all of /usr. I am
>> trying to find a way to manage a large amount of machines from one
>> place. I probably could just write something that sends pkg_version
>> output somewhere and then I parse that, but is there something already
>> built? What have you guys and gals found favorable? Can anyone
>> recommend the freebsd-update? Are the sources trustworthy?
On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 03:56:37PM -0500, steve rieger wrote:
>Clusterssh will run a command on all machines at once.
There is a way to use a fast host as a master build box and push out the
installworld to the target hosts. Me not sure how or the exact gotchas
but surly it's documented somewhere.... keep looking.
George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
http://galis.org/george/ cell:646-331-2027 mailto:george at galis.org
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