[SAC] Re: RHEL 4 Security Update

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Feb 10 22:20:33 EST 2010


Tyler, Howard and I received this message from peer1.  I have run up2date -u 
(which appeared to do nothing), and rebooted osgeo1 and osgeo2 with no
apparent problems.  Keep an eye out in case any services might not have
restarted automatically.

Best regards,

donotreply at peer1.com wrote:
> Dear Valued PEER 1 Customer:
> A security update was recently released for your Linux server that requires a
> reboot to take effect. Please schedule and perform a reboot at your earliest
> convenience to protect the security and reliability of your dedicated server.
> We recommend the following:
> 1. Ensure the updates have already been applied by typing 'up2date -u' at the
> root prompt.
> 2. After the updates have been installed, type 'shutdown -r now' to reboot your
> system. The 'up2date -u' command may report "No Packages marked for Update".
> This does not indicate whether or not your system requires a reboot and we
> still recommend using 'shutdown -r now' to complete installation.
> The security and reliability of your dedicated server is important to us. If
> you need assistance or if your machine does not respond under 5 minutes, please
> call us at 1-877-504-0091 or open a reboot request online at
> https://mypeer1.com.
> Thank you for your continued business and support.
> Sincerely,
> Support Team
> PEER 1

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