November 18

Linux: Red Hat Satellite job for updating and rebooting without a failed status

yum -y update ; shutdown -r +1 &

A “fail safe” option would be to run this from screen. This helps to protect system corruption in the event of a network drop.
screen -AmdS bash_shell bash ; screen -S bash_shell -p 0 -X stuff $’yum update -y\r’ ; screen -S bash_shell -p 0 -X stuff $’reboot\r’

The problem with this option is it always shows everything ran successfully.


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Posted November 18, 2021 by Timothy Conrad in category "Linux

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