Errata are updates between major releases. An Erratum is metadata about a group of packages that explains the importance of the package updates. Errata may be released individually on an as-needed basis or aggregated as a minor release. There are three main types of errata:
With regard to Content Hosts, Errata is divided into two distinct classifications depending on whether or not the Errata is present in the Content Host’s Lifecycle Environment and Content View:
The following is a high-level summary of the Errata features:
To view the list of Errata in the Organization:
To view the details of an Errata:
To view the Affected Content Hosts of an Errata:
Note the following option:
To view the Repositories Containing an Errata:
Note that you can filter by Lifecycle Environment and Content View.
How Errata is applied to a Content Host(s) depends on whether the Errata is installable.
There are two ways to apply Errata:
To apply a single Errata:
To apply several Errata:
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