Re: Querying Debian release and dpkg database with SNMP?
- To: Christian Hammers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: Querying Debian release and dpkg database with SNMP?
- From: Turbo Fredriksson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 09:27:37 +0100
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- In-reply-to: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Christian Hammers's message of "Wed, 1 Feb 2006 15:58:11 +0100")
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Quoting Christian Hammers <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Are thery already projects that make the dpkg database available via SNMP?
Not that I know of, but I'll be happy to create one.
> It would be neat to get a list of all servers that still use
> Debian Woody and need to be updated or already have apache2 installed
> and thus can be used as configuration example etc...
So what you need/want is:
1. package name
2. package version
4. package status (installed, removed, purged etc)
These not necessarily in one table though...
> (A complete management via SNMP like RedHat offers it is another topic
Never heard of. Got a link/page on what it looks like?
> but I hoped that the ready-only solution has already been made, shouldn't
> be so hard, or?)
Not at all. I'd be happy to create one. But what was that about WRITABLE
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