2.4. Manually Updating Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization Hosts
yumcommand in the same way as regular Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. It is highly recommended that you use
yumto update your systems regularly, to ensure timely application of security and bug fixes. Updating a host includes stopping and restarting the host. If migration is enabled at cluster level, virtual machines are automatically migrated to another host in the cluster; as a result, it is recommended that host updates are performed at a time when the host's usage is relatively low.
Procedure 2.4. Manually Updating Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hosts
- From the Administration Portal, click the Hosts tab and select the host to be updated.
- Clickto place the host into maintenance mode.
- On the Red Hat Enterprise Linux host machine, run the following command:
# yum update
- Restart the host to ensure all updates are correctly applied.