How to prevent OpenShift components from upgrading when running yum update

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  • We plan to update our RHEL hosts and want to make sure that it will not upgrade any OpenShift components.
  • How to prevent potential compatibility issues (like inadvertently upgrading docker and openshift packages)?
  • How do you stop or exclude docker packages and atomic-openshift packages updating when running host operating system updates?


  • Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise
    • 3.2
  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 3.3+
    • 3.9

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