Upgrade CentOS software packages
- Obtain the CentOS security updates
- Patch recent vulnerabilities
- Patch SNMP core files
- TMG800, TMG3200, TMG7800-CTRL, TSBC, FreeSBC
- TSG800, TSG3200
- Tdev Linux server (CentOS or RedHat) running Toolpack software
The operating system (CentOS) software upgrade is performed using yum software package manager. The repositories sites providing RPM packages are configured from /etc/yum.repos.d/. TelcoBridges provides a modified CentOS repository copy (http://repo.telcobridges.com) of the official CentOS repository.
If the unit or Linux server does not have access to Internet (or does not have DNS configured), you should configure an offline CentOS repository on your local machine as explained in the section bellow.
Offline repository configuration
First, SSH to your unit do determine which version of the OS your system is using:
# cat /etc/redhat-release
CentOS release 5.11 (Final)
CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511 (Core)
CentOS software packages update
The operator can use one of the two methods available: GUI/WebPortal or command line interface.
NOTE: The GUI/WebPortal CentOS packages software upgrade shown below is only offered on Tsbc, Tmedia and Tsig product. Tdev Linux server with Toolpack must be upgraded using the Command Line procedure.
To upgrade CentOS software packages, follow this procedure from the web interface of the unit:
- Hosts -> Status -> TBxxxxxx -> Action -> Upgrade Linux Packages, then 'Apply Action':
When the upgrade is in progress, there is no status shown, and you will see the screen like this:
It may take a while 8-10 mins. You need to refresh the page until you see this:
Once complete, you need to reboot the host: Hosts -> Status -> TBxxxxxx -> Action -> Shutdown -> Reboot
Alternatively, you can ssh to the unit and run the following command:
# yum clean all # yum update
Reboot the unit