NethServer and CentOS package updates are stable and well tested, but when a new upstream version occurs something can break suddenly, expecially if automatic updates are applied with no human supervision!
- This procedure must be avoided in Subscription and Enterprise
installations (they are already supervised)!
- Human supervision of automatic updates is required in any case!
Sometimes you may need to lock the server to a specific release, like
7.4.1708. For instance, you enabled automatic updates but do not want to update automatically when a new CentOS/NethServer minor version is available.
This #howto does not include the following upstream repositories, because they do not provide minor version paths, like
7.4.1708. They just provide
7, so a human supervision of the automatic updates is required in any case:
The procedure is available here