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Can I determine the patch levels applied ot other software using puppet?

asked 2013-10-14 19:31:55 -0600

mgoman gravatar image

I want to use Puppet to see what vulnerability patches have been applied to the software baseline on my system. Can Puppet support this?

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answered 2013-10-15 00:10:40 -0600

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updated 2013-10-15 00:11:51 -0600

The principle behind puppet is to manage files, packages, and services. An example of a package might be: apache, tomcat, mysql, python. Basically anything that you can call 'apt-get install' or 'yum install'.

What you are describing is a system management tool. Consider looking at projects like spacewalk or pulp

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