Installing only security updates with yum

When you run yum check-update it will show you all available updates relevant to the system. However on a production system you normally would want to install only necessary security updates first allowing you to address the other updates when you deem them necessary. Enter the yum security plugin. The yum security plugin allows you […]

Installing Windows Server Update Services on Windows Server 2012 with PowerShell

I will describe how to install a Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) on W2012 using powershell. Some notes: This will be an autonomous installation which will fetch updates directly from Microsoft Update; The database will be the default  Windows Internal Database called “SUSDB” located in C:\Windows\WID\Data. First install the Windows Update Services Role and the […]