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Using YUM for Security Updates

In this hands-on lab, you will check a Red Hat server to see if there are any security-related updates. You will then update the server to the latest version of the software.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 15m
Clock icon Aug 06, 2020

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Log in to the Supplied Server

    Log in to the supplied server as cloud_user. This will help you test that you can connect to it and run the required commands.

  2. Challenge

    Check the Server to See If There Are Any Updates

    Use the appropriate commands to check if there are any pending updates to the operating system and the software that is currently installed.

    Use the sudo command to check for the updates, or you may use the sudo command to change to the root user and then check for the updates.

  3. Challenge

    Update the Server's Operating System and Installed Software

    Use the appropriate command to update your server's operating system and installed software.

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