How to Patch Red Hat Linux Servers

To patch a Red Hat Linux server, you can use the yum package manager. Follow these steps to patch your server:

Update the yum package manager to make sure you have the latest software:

sudo yum update

Install the yum-plugin-security package to get information about security updates:

sudo yum install yum-plugin-security

Check for security updates:

sudo yum --security check-update

Apply all available updates:

sudo yum update

After the update is complete, reboot the system:

sudo reboot

These steps will ensure that your Red Hat Linux server is up-to-date with the latest security patches.