YumUpdates - parser for the yum_updates datasource

Provides a list of available package updates, along with related advisories. This information is collected using DNF/YUM python interface.

class insights.parsers.yum_updates.YumUpdates(context)[source]

Bases: insights.core.JSONParser

Expected output of the command is:

{
  "releasever": "8",
  "basearch": "x86_64",
  "update_list": {
    "NetworkManager-1:1.22.8-4.el8.x86_64": {
      "available_updates": [
        {
          "package": "NetworkManager-1:1.22.8-5.el8_2.x86_64",
          "repository": "rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms",
          "basearch": "x86_64",
          "releasever": "8",
          "erratum": "RHSA-2020:3011"
        }
      ]
    }
  },
  "metadata_time": "2021-01-01T09:39:45Z"
}

Examples

>>> len(updates.updates)
1
>>> updates.updates['NetworkManager-1:1.22.8-4.el8.x86_64']['available_updates'][0] == {         'basearch': 'x86_64',         'erratum': 'RHSA-2020:3011',         'package': 'NetworkManager-1:1.22.8-5.el8_2.x86_64',         'releasever': '8',         'repository': 'rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms'}
True
property updates

Returns: dict: Dict(package name -> list of available updates)