Ubuntu 16.04 went EOL on April 2021. In this post, I will demonstrate how to do an in-place upgrade to the latest release.
In EL7, we can use yum-cron to automatically install updates. On EL8, the equivalent tool is dnf-automatic. Here is how to set it up.
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Red Hat backports fixes and keep package versions as they are. At times, security scanners are not smart enough to know that. They’d complain the packages are out of date. Making it worse, apache 2.2 has reached EOL since 2018. And even though openssh is now on version 8.2, one will still find version 5.3…