apt-dater 0.9.0

ncurses frontend to manage package updats on a large number of remote hosts using SSH
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apt-dater provides a ncurses frontend to manage package updats on a large number of remote hosts using SSH. At the moment on the client site are only Debian based hosts running apt are supported.

Pre-configuration on your management server:

Copy and modify the apt-dater.conf:

cp conf/apt-dater.conf.example $HOME/.config/apt-dater/apt-dater.conf

Copy and modify the hosts.conf:

cp conf/hosts.conf.example $HOME/.config/apt-dater/hosts.conf

Copy and modify the screenrc:

cp conf/screenrc.example $HOME/.config/apt-dater/screenrc

Managed hosts by apt-dater:

You need a SSH server and sudo installed. Create a user which will
be used to install updates (using root is NOT recommended).

Modify the /etc/sudoers:

Defaults env_reset,env_keep=MAINTAINER
the-user ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/apt-get, /usr/bin/aptitude


Management server:

Create a user on your management server which perform updates on your
Debian hosts.

Generate a SSH keypair:

ssh-keygen -t TYPE

Distribute the public key(s) e.g.:

ssh-copy-id .ssh/your-public-key managed-host

last updated on:
May 30th, 2012, 6:18 GMT
price:
FREE!
homepage:
sourceforge.net
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Andre Ellguth and Thomas Liske
category:
ROOT \ System \ System Administration
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What's New in This Release:
  • This is a new feature release of apt-dater (including apt-dater-host) that also contains several minor bugfixes.
  • It supports clustered hosts.
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