CCI Private Cloud - Patching a CentOS 7 VM

This document will provide guidance on applying security patches for your CentOS VM.

**Best practice recommendation is to take a snapshot of a VM prior to patching.  Instructions: Managing VM Snapshots.**

    1. Access your VM via CCI Private Cloud Portal or SSH
    2. Enter your username and password
    3. Sudo yum update
    4. Updates will load and indicate amount of updates and file size
    5. Type Y and hit enter
    6. VM will begin software updates
    7. When complete you will return to terminal prompt when finished


Incident Reporting & Technical Support

CCI Private Cloud Incident Reporting

  • Customers should contact the DoIT Help Desk to report an incident or check the outages page for an CCI Private Cloud incident.
  • Formal support is provided for CCI Private Cloud during business hours only. After-hours support is best effort.

CCI Private Cloud Technical Support

  • Customers should contact the DoIT Help Desk or email with support requests.
  • CCI Private Cloud technologists will respond to all support requests by the end of the following business day.




Keywordspatch, patching, update, spectre, meltdown, centos 7, centos, vm, cci, linux   Doc ID81345
OwnerDrew D.GroupCCI Private Cloud
Created2018-04-02 15:09:39Updated2023-03-31 08:42:36
SitesCampus Cloud Infrastructure (CCI) - Private Cloud
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