By Antoinette O'Sullivan-Oracle on Feb 18, 2015
With Ksplice you can update the kernel on a running system applying the latest kernel security errata. Patches are effective immediately without any need to reboot. Ksplice applies updates in the background without halting the system or restarting applications.
Watch this 12 minute video and learn to:
- Subscribe an Oracle Linux system to the Ksplice channel on Oracle's Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN)
- Install the Ksplice uptrack software package using the yum utility
- Use the Ksplice uptrack utility to install Ksplice kernel updates without any need to reboot
- Use the Ksplice web interface
This is one topic you can learn about in the Oracle Linux System Administration curriculum. To learn more about the available training, go to http://oracle.com/education/linux.