This is part Four of an N-part series (Definitely 4 parts, plus an epilogue) discussing the investigation of radmin as a patch/deployment tool for FreeBSD. This part deals with creating and deploying patch sets using radmind. I'm assuming you already built an radmind server, created a base load and deployed it to some machine(s). Now you just found out about a "ZOMG SUPER CRITICAL MAY CAUSE YOUR SYSTEM TO SPONTANEOUSLY COMBUST!" vulnerability in the base load, and you need to patch your systems. This is why I started looking at radmind in the first place, and it's pretty well suited to the task. Continue reading "Managing Multiple FreeBSD Machines with radmind -- Part Four"