Red Hat Satellite

Red Hat Satellite 6.3.3 and beyond

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Red Hat Satellite 6.3.3 was released last week and you can find out all about it at the official blog post Satellite blog – Satellite 6.3.3 is now available. Starting the week with a smooth upgrade to @RedHatSatellite 6.3.3. 24 bugs squashed – see what’s fixed here: — Unix Sys Admin (@UnixSysAdmin) August […]

Enterprise Linux News

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Beta now available

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Beta now available #RHEL — Unix Sys Admin (@UnixSysAdmin) August 22, 2018 from Twitter Resources: ZDNET – The latest version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux takes a big step forward into the cloud. Red Hat Blog – Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Beta now available Release Notes for […]


What changed on the last kernel update?

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When working on RPM based distributions like RHEL, Centos or Fedora you will most likely be asked to review the revision history for a package. For example, over time you are likely to be applying kernel updates as part of a patching routine. Say, you install a new kernel but notice a problem – how […]


L1 Terminal Fault – Foreshadow

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Speculative execution makes a return to the #security world. Learn more about the just announced #L1TerminalFault and Foreshadow vulnerabilities from #RedHat‘s @jonmasters: — Red Hat, Inc. (@RedHat) August 14, 2018 from Twitter Patches for RHEL 6 and RHEL 7 appear to be available already (14 August) – see below for the links: […]



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With so many different sources for sysadmin news, signing up to newsletters are a good way of keeping tabs on industry trends. Here is a list of the ones I find most useful: View the code on Gist. In true DevOps/SRE/SysAdmin style, the above links are on Git so feel free to fork/share/pull request this […]


Graphical Container Management Tools

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Linux containers

Linux Journal recently posted a great article titled The Search for a GUI Docker which covered a number of different graphical tools you can use to manage Linux containers.  The article does a nice job of showing the capabilities of each of the tools, links to which can be found below: […]


OKD: a new name for OpenShift Origin

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OKD: a new name for the Origin community distribution of #Kubernetes that powers @OpenShift — CoreOS, Inc. (@coreos) August 3, 2018 Link: OKD.IO The Origin Community Distribution of Kubernetes that powers Red Hat OpenShift from Twitter


What’s new in OpenShift Origin 3.10

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OpenShift Origin is the upstream project for OpenShift. Following the recent release of OpenShift Origin 3.10, this video from the latest OpenShift Commons Briefing highlights the new features.  It’s worth viewing if you’re following OpenShift development. A copy of the slides along with details on the release can be found at