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CERN CentOS 7.4 testing available.

Dear Linux users.

We have a pleasure to announce that updated CERN CentOS Linux (CC7) version:

        CC 7.4 is available for testing
            as of Monday 28.08.2017

and will become default CC7 production version

                on Monday 11.09.2017.

For information about CC74, including installation instructions please visit:

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  • Updating CERN CentOS 7.3 to 7.4:

Due to summer holidays, all updates will be released to production repositories only on 11.09.2017.

Until then CC7 system can be updated by running:

# yum --enablerepo=cr \ --enablerepo={updates,extras,cern}-testing \ --enablerepo=epel-testing \ clean all

# yum --enablerepo=cr \ --enablerepo={updates,extras,cern}-testing \ --enablerepo=epel-testing \ update

  • Agile infrastructure

As a reminder, all puppet configured machines within the QA environment will receive automatically those updates.

Thomas Oulevey for