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