Remote Monitoring & Management Help

Package Management Check

The Check monitors the package status on the device failing where the number of available, but not yet applied, updates exceeds the specified threshold and supports apt, yast,zypper and yum package management tools.

Only locally available information is used, the Check does not reload details about pending updates from external repositories.

Dashboard Check configuration

Add

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Click Add Check
  4. Choose Add DSC Check > Package Management Check
  5. Enter the Alert when number of updates exceeds threshold figure and tick the Also include non critical updates (optional)

  6. Click OK to save and apply

Edit

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Select the target Package Management Check
  4. From the Check drop-down
  5. Click Edit Check (also available from the Check's right-click menu)
  6. Configure the settings
  7. Click OK to save and apply

Delete

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Select the target Package Management Check
  4. From the Check drop-down
  5. Click Delete Check (also available from the Check's right-click menu)
  6. Enter the password you have logged into the Dashboard under to confirm removal
  7. Click OK to delete

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