Tech note - automatic security updates
For new installations of Matillion ETL from version 1.73 onwards, and universal installer installations from 29th September 2023, automatic updates of security patches (
yum update --security) are set to run daily on all Matillion ETL environments on CentOS 8 and RHEL 8.
To check the status of the update service, use the following command:
systemctl status dnf-automatic-install.timer
If the service is running correctly, this will produce output similar to the following:
dnf-automatic-install.timer - dnf-automatic-install timer Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/dnf-automatic-install.timer; enabled; vendor preset: disabled) Active: active (waiting) since Mon 2023-10-30 09:27:24 EDT; 54min ago Trigger: Tue 2023-10-31 06:46:20 EDT; 20h left Oct 30 09:27:24 [instance]: Started dnf-automatic-install timer.
For further details of this service, read Automatic security updates.