4.1.2 Performing a Minor Version Update of an RPM Installation

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4 Using a Package Manager to Install Advanced Server : 4.1 Installing an RPM Package : 4.1.2 Performing a Minor Version Update of an RPM Installation

If you used an RPM package to install Advanced Server or its supporting components, you can use yum to perform a minor version upgrade to a more recent version. To review a list of the package updates that are available for your system, open a command line, assume root privileges, and enter the command:
yum check-update package_name
Where package_name is the search term for which you wish to search for updates. Please note that you can include wild-card values in the search term. To use yum update to install an updated package, use the command:
yum update package_name
Where package_name is the name of the package you wish to update. Include wild-card values in the update command to update multiple related packages with a single command. For example, use the following command to update all packages whose names include the expression edb:
Please note that the yum update command will only perform an update between minor releases; to update between major releases, you must use pg_upgrade.

4 Using a Package Manager to Install Advanced Server : 4.1 Installing an RPM Package : 4.1.2 Performing a Minor Version Update of an RPM Installation

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