5.6. Specification of an update point using the package maintenance policy#

A Maintenance policy (see Policies) in the UMC modules for computer and domain management can be used to specify a point at which the following steps should be performed:

Alternatively, the updates can also be performed when the system is booting or shut down.

Table 5.2 General tab#

Attribute

Description

Perform maintenance after system startup

If this option is activated, the update steps are performed when the computer is started up.

Perform maintenance before system shutdown

If this option is activated, the update steps are performed when the computer is shut down.

Use Cron settings

If this flag is activated, the fields Month, Day of week, Day, Hour and Minute can be used to specify an exact time when the update steps should be performed.

Reboot after maintenance

This option allows you to perform an automatic system restart after release updates either directly or after a specified time period of hours.