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Patching Linux Hosts through Deployment Procedure from Enterprise Manager (Doc ID 436485.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2020

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 10.2.0.3 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
Linux x86

Purpose

This Document explains how to patch the Linux Operating System through
Enterprise Manager 10.2.0.3 using 'Deployment Procedures' .

 

Scope

This document is applicable to Linux Administrators who would like to patch the Linux OS via the Enterprise Manager Grid Control.

From Grid Control 10.2.0.3 onwards, Linux OS patching is supported through the 'Deployment Procedures' option.
Distributions Supported: Oracle Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Linux and SuSE

Prerequisites:

As a prerequisite to the process, one needs to setup the RPM repository. The RPM repository should be accessible via http, ftp or file protocol.

After creating the RPM repository, run the YUM arch to create the header file for the rpm’s.



Run the ‘yum-arch .’ command to populate the header file information for the RPM repository :



Limitations:

Linux Patching through YUM supports only YUM 2.0.x series.
It supports latest version of the ‘Up2date’ (2.4.x)

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