yum-updatesd.conf man page

yum-updatesd.conf — Configuration file for yum-updatesd(8).

Description

yum-updatesd uses a configuration file at /etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf.

Additional configuration information is read from the main yum.conf (5) configuration file.

Parameters

There is one section in the yum-updatesd configuration file, main, which defines all of the global configuration options.

[main] OPTIONS

The [main] section must exist for yum-updatesd to do anything. It consists of the following options:

run_interval
Number of seconds to wait between checks for available updates.
updaterefresh
Minimum number of seconds between update information refreshes to avoid hitting the server too often.
emit_via
List of ways to emit update notification. Valid values are `email', `dbus' and `syslog'.
do_update
Boolean option to decide whether or not updates should be automatically applied. Defaults to False.
do_download
Boolean option to decide whether or not updates should be automatically downloaded. Defaults to False.
do_download_deps
Boolean option to automatically download dependencies of packages which need updating as well. Defaults to False.

Mail Options

email_to
List of email addresses to send update notification to. Defaults to `root@localhost'.
email_from
Email address for update notifications to be from. Defaults to `yum-updatesd@localhost'.
smtp_server
SMTP server to use when sending mail, host or a host:port string. Defaults to `localhost:25'.

Syslog Options

syslog_facility
What syslog facility should be used. Defaults to `DAEMON'.
syslog_level
Level of syslog messages. Defaults to `WARN'.

Files

/etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf

See Also

yum-updatesd(8) yum.conf(5)

Referenced By

yum-updatesd(8).

Jeremy Katz yum-updatesd configuration file