Maintenance Window Checklist

If you work on a Uyuni Server with scheduled maintenance windows, you might find it difficult to remember all the things that you need to during that critical downtime.

This section contains a checklist for your maintenance window, with links to further information on performing each of the steps, if you need it.

  1. Stop services. You will need to stop the spacewalk, SAP, and database services, along with any others you have running.

  2. Check if the configuration is still correct.

  3. On Salt systems, apply the highstate.

  4. Apply the latest updates. See upgrade:server-upgrade.adoc.

  5. Update to the latest service pack, if required. See upgrade:sp-migration.adoc.

  6. Reboot the server.

  7. Check if the configuration is still correct.

  8. On Salt systems, apply the highstate.

  9. Start any stopped services.