troubleshooting Question

Difference between rhn-profile-sync & yum

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Redhat emailed us the following to update/patch our affected RHEL servers.

 * 'up2date -p' (on Enterprise Linux systems prior to RHEL5)
 * 'rhn-profile-sync' (on Enterprise Linux 5 or later)

Q1:
What's the diff betw rhn-profile-sync & yum?

Q2:
Which one will not cause the version of the Linux to be upped?

Q3:
Which one is least likely to break apps?

Q4:
how can I track what's being changed after the sync or yum?
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Seth Simmons
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