[nycbug-talk] enterprise bsd

George Georgalis george
Tue Mar 8 16:11:14 EST 2005

>On 3/8/05 3:51 PM, "Bjorn Nelson" <o_sleep at belovedarctos.com> wrote:
>> All,
>> 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.

(Hi Steve)

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

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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