Config Management Camp 2024 Ghent

Patch reporting with Foreman
2024-02-05, 15:55–16:45, B.3.037

Foreman/Katello can perfectly show us the current status of our infrastructure. But how about reviewing past operations? While audits can show actions performed on foreman, patching managed hosts is not necessarily mediated through the central server.

This talks presents a way to gather package versions as a function of time. Issues we will discuss is performance of API requests and homogenizing package information for RPMs and DEBs.

Jan works is Senior orcharhino QA Engineer at ATIX - the Linux & Open Source Company.
He is specialized in infrastructure automation and has several years of experience setting up orcharhino in customer environments to automate their datacenters.

Jan is currently living in Munich - a city most famous for its beer.
Although he is originally from there and was raised with the Munich Helles, he got to know a lot of other beer styles while travelling around the world.
So he started brewing his own beer - of course supperted by a lot of automation.

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