Using the YUM: Check Available Package Updates task

You can use a task to identify YUM package updates that you must install in your deployment.

Before you begin

  • Subscribe to the Patching Support Beta site.
  • Ensure that the YUM Logs analysis is activated.
  • Ensure that your endpoint uses a repository and that the YUM packages are available in the repository.


  1. From the console, go to Patching Support Beta site, select the following task: ID 39: YUM: Check Available Package Updates.
  2. Click Take Action to run the task.
  3. Click OK.
  4. When the action completes, go to Patching Support Beta > Analyses > Analysis: YUM Logs and select the Results tab.

    The YUM check-update output column is added and you can check if your endpoints have updates that must be installed.