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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by johnchristy, May 1, 2014.

  1. johnchristy

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    hi

    I;m using centos 6.5

    WHM » Server Configuration » Update Preferences shows Daily Updates, Operating System Package Updates, SpamAssassin® Rules Updates

    should I set all of them to automatic? If I set OS package update to automatic is there any risk involved? I mean if something goes wrong do we have roll back option? or should I leave it as manual update? I know I can update cpanel/WHM manually how can I update OS packages manually?

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    You could manually update your OS packages with YUM. EX:

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    yum update
    I don't see anything wrong with configuring automatic package updates, but keep in mind you will still have to run "yum update" manually and then reboot the server whenever a newer kernel is available.

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    Hello Michael

    under WHM-> Update Preference I can see several type of updates : STABLE , RELEASE , CURRENT , EDGE -> Which one you think I should select?

    my current WHM version is WHM 11.42.1 (build 12)

    Thanks
     
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    thanks for that, my current setting is RELEASE
     
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