This manual page documents briefly the
is a program to manage package updats on a large number of remote hosts using SSH.
accepts the following command parameters:
Use alternative config file. Default is
Show apt-dater version and copyright statement.
Refresh hosts and create XML report on stdout. apt-dater must be compiled with XMLREPORT feature.
Prevent hosts to be refreshed before create XML report (useful for cronjobs which do not have access to SSH key(s)).
The maintainer's name (i.e. used by
debtrack). If not set, the GECOS entry for the current user will be used. This environment variable could be forwarded to remote hosts with the ssh(1) SendEnv+AcceptEnv options.