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kimgarry
17-Jan-2016, 14:29
I currently do not have Internet connection on my server and I wish to manually update a package to fix one of my timezone issue.

How can I manually update it in my server? Please assist.

And it was officially posted the update package in the SUSE website:

https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2015/suse-ru-20151772-1.html (https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2015/suse-ru-20151772-1.html)

ab
17-Jan-2016, 15:54
The last 'reference' link on that page is to the Patch Finder
site/utility. Click there, or go there manually
(https://download.suse.com/patch/finder/) and you can then get your update
manually. Download the RPM, copy it to your server, and install with
rpm/zypper:

[CODE[
zypper in /path/to/your/timezone*.rpm
[/CODE]


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kimgarry
18-Jan-2016, 02:19
The last 'reference' link on that page is to the Patch Finder
site/utility. Click there, or go there manually
(https://download.suse.com/patch/finder/) and you can then get your update
manually. Download the RPM, copy it to your server, and install with
rpm/zypper:

[CODE[
zypper in /path/to/your/timezone*.rpm
[/CODE]


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Thanks. And, two questions,

1) After I run the zypper command, how can I verify the timezone is updated successfully?
2) Did I need to reboot the server after the update?

ab
18-Jan-2016, 06:09
On 01/17/2016 06:24 PM, kimgarry wrote:
>
>> Thanks. And, two questions,
>>
>> 1) After I run the zypper command, how can I verify the timezone is
>> updated successfully?

Look at the install date of the package post-install:



rpm -qi timezoe
#or
zypper info timezone


>> 2) Did I need to reboot the server after the update?

Generally the only reason to reboot a computer is if the kernel is
updated, and this is probably not impacting the kernel. Still, whenever
you upgrade a package with zypper, it will tell at the very end if any
applications are using now-updated files, and then it's up to you to
restart those applications. There may be nothing, or you may need to
restart one service, or you may just want to reboot, but a reboot should
not be required when updating most packages.

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kimgarry
18-Jan-2016, 08:48
On 01/17/2016 06:24 PM, kimgarry wrote:
>
>> Thanks. And, two questions,
>>
>> 1) After I run the zypper command, how can I verify the timezone is
>> updated successfully?

Look at the install date of the package post-install:



rpm -qi timezoe
#or
zypper info timezone


>> 2) Did I need to reboot the server after the update?

Generally the only reason to reboot a computer is if the kernel is
updated, and this is probably not impacting the kernel. Still, whenever
you upgrade a package with zypper, it will tell at the very end if any
applications are using now-updated files, and then it's up to you to
restart those applications. There may be nothing, or you may need to
restart one service, or you may just want to reboot, but a reboot should
not be required when updating most packages.

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Thanks, but I cant download the package and it shown Restriction Status: Restricted. Can you assist?

http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=i7c2hDMmkUQ~

ab
18-Jan-2016, 15:29
On 01/18/2016 12:54 AM, kimgarry wrote:
>
> Thanks, but I cant download the package and it shown Restriction Status:
> Restricted. Can you assist?
>
> http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=i7c2hDMmkUQ~

You will need to login with your SUSE credentials to get access to
packages that are limited to subscribed customers.

As this is a SLES 11 package, you may be able to install SLES 12 SP1 and
natively have access to the same code, though I have not checked.
Upgrading a server to an SP can be a great way to apply all of the
available patches (at the time of SP release anyway) at once since it also
gives your system a new lease on support life.

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