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Re: OpenPKG vs. APT

> - Package installation, upgrade, deinstallation over the net[2]
> [2] think of 'apt-get --host webserver.my.org install apache'
>     or security updates to be done on numerous machines

Err, the security implications of such a scheme are kinda
imposing. Simpler to use an existing tool like ssh to do the
authentication.  I have a network of ~80 Debian boxen, and I do
something rougly like this:

for host in `cat hostlist`; do
	ssh root@${host} "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade"

If you run stable, use aptwatcher
(http://people.debian.org/~lowe/aptwatcher) and each box will mail you
when you need to do something to it.


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