Re: Querying Debian release and dpkg database with SNMP?
On 2006-02-03 Turbo Fredriksson wrote:
> > 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.
Oh, cool :)
> > 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
> 3. description
> 4. package status (installed, removed, purged etc)
> 5. priority
> 6. section
> 7. maintainer
> 8. source
> 9. depends
> 10. recommends
> 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?
Take a look at "http://www.redhat.com/en_us/USA/rhn/", they have some
tours, screenshots and docs about it. I never used it myself and looks far
more than just gathering a packagelist from all my servers but you get
the idea what is possible.