Fermilab Computing Division

CS Document 716-v0

FNAL PC Patching Structure

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Jack Schmidt
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FNAL has over 5000 PCs running either Linux or Windows software. Protecting these systems efficiently against the
latest vulnerabilities that arise has prompted FNAL to take a more central approach to patching systems. We outline the lab support structure for each OS and how we have provided a central solution that works within existing support.

boundaries. The paper will cover how we identify what patches are considered crucial for a system on the FNAL

network and how we verify that systems are appropriately patched.

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HEPiX 2005 held from 01 May 2005 to 13 May 2005 in Karlsruhe, Germany
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