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What is the difference in updates from the CentOS metadata import and direct YUM update.

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Article ID: 173269

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Patch Management Solution for Linux

Issue/Introduction

What is the difference in updates from the CentOS metadata import and direct YUM update.

Resolution

The CentOS metadata import covers 2 update channels/repositories:

  • Base OS channel
  • CentOS Extras

The metadata supports updates/packages with bulletin information from CentOS.