How to have jails checked for out of date applications.
brandon.schneider at icloud.com
Wed Sep 17 03:46:35 UTC 2014
Thanks, I actually found out that pkg -j JAILID or JAILNAME then version
-vIL]= works as well!
On 9/16/2014 8:50 PM, Warren Block wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Sep 2014, Brandon Schneider wrote:
>> Hello everyone, a FreeBSD newbie here. I have my server set up with 8
>> jails or so, and I have been trying to figure out how to get an email
>> when there are out of date applications installed in a jail. I
>> currently have jailaudit installed, but it seems like "pkg version
>> -vIL\= would serve the purpose on the host, but I'm not sure. I'm
>> sure this is a common question, but I cannot seem to find an answer
>> on Google. The jails are a mix of packages and ports if that makes
>> much difference. I also use portmaster for the ports.
> That will not work as-is. It will only look at the host's package
> database. To check the jails, see the pkg-version(8) man page about
> the PKG_DBDIR environment variable. Set that to the jail's package
> database directory, like /usr/jails/myjail/var/db/pkg, and then
> pkg-version will check the jail's packages.
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