On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 8:50 PM, Jose Amengual <jose.ameng...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi guys.
> I have a dev server for our developers that holds around 40 jails, each
> jail has php, mysql, python etc.
> The server is now 7.0 and was wondering what is the best practice to
> maintain security patches and kernel updates and I came out with the
> following idea :
> 1.- freebsd-update fetch install ( host system)
> 2.- rebuild kernel ( I have a custom kernel )
> 3.- ezjail-update -b ( update basejail for all jails )
> 4.- run in cron portaudit on the jails for thirty party security updates
> 5.- run portupgrade in case of a security update or for apps upgrade on the
> jails.
> I red in some forums that if you run freebsd-update you will need to do a
> portuprade -fa to reinstall all the thirty party apps because freebsd-update
> could upgrade or remove  some libraries linked to that programs, is this
> true ?, will be better to run a cvsup and instead ?
> That are some points of my idea but reading on internet I finished more
> confuse about how will be the best way to do this.
> any ideas will more appreciate.
> Thanks.
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here's how I do it, hope it helps: http://pastie.org/590295

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