Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Ochal Christophe <ochal@××××××.be>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] Using a gentoo box to cache windows updates & mac updates
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 08:38:12
Message-Id: 4524C165.4010003@kefren.be
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] Using a gentoo box to cache windows updates & mac updates by Martin Pajak
Martin Pajak schreef:
> Martin Zwickel schrieb: >> On Wed, 04 Oct 2006 13:37:04 +0200 >> Ochal Christophe <ochal@××××××.be> bubbled: >> >>> Hi, >>> >>> I've been looking for a way to use our internal gentoo box (file - & >>> printserver) to also cache windowsupdates & mac updates.
>> Isn't Windows able to distribute patches from one machine over network? > > Yes, of course. If you have a Windows 2000/2003 server, there is a > package (SUS = Software Update Services) intended to do this. > > Helpfull link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Server_Update_Services
The problem with these tools is that they aren't transparent, squid seems like a far better choice for our situation (new machines & repairs), however, i've found various conflicting info on this, will have to test it to find out. -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list