KernelCare License

Automated Kernel Security Updates Without Reboots

  • Never miss another kernel security patch with easy, rebootless installations
  • Kernels take nanoseconds to be installed - automatically
  • Installations that don’t impact server performance
  • Checks for new patches every 4 hours
  • Works for virtual environments as well

Why KernelCare

Keep servers always on

Run your servers for years without a reboot. KernelCare installs patches to the running server without any impact on performance.

Never miss a critical patch

Stay up to date on all security patches to avoid disastrous incidents. KernelCare checks for new patches every four hours, and automatically applies those patches.

Install in just minutes

A few minutes spent installing KernelCare will bring years of secure, rebootless Linux kernel updates.

What is KernelCare

Put an end to rebooting servers, causing downtime, orchestrating maintenance windows, and having vulnerable kernels in general with KernelCare. Security updates are applied automatically to a running kernel, removing the need to reboot your server.

Rebootless, automated installation of security patches takes nanoseconds, doesn’t alter the performance of your server, and quickly gets you to a better, more secure Linux system.

Delivers the latest security and stability updates - fast

  • Super-fast release of security patches for new vulnerabilities in supported kernels.
  • Rebootless updates to a running kernel without service interruptions.
  • Automatic checks for and application of new patches every four hours.

Ultimate performance and installation

  • Easy, rebootless install with a single line of code - takes just minutes to install.
  • Rollback capability without rebooting with a single command.
  • Virtually no performance impact during updates (updates take nanoseconds!)

Works on different servers and environments

  • Supports automatic updates or managed updates in a live environment or in your desired staging environment.
  • Works on typical servers as well as virtual environments
  • Supports most popular Linux distributions such as CentOS/RHEL/CloudLinux 6 & 7, CentOS 7 Plus, OpenVZ & Virtuozzo, Debian 6, 7 & 8, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & 16.04 LTS, Proxmox VE 2.x, 3.x & 4.x, Xen4CentOS 6 & 7.

Delivers maximum security and stability for your Linux servers

  • Keep pace with new security updates and the demand for high server performance by your customers.
  • Keep your servers updated with security patches, installed as soon as they are released, not a month later, to maintain the safest Linux environment.
  • Improve server performance by ensuring servers are always up to date with all security updates and keep from running servers with vulnerabilities for months just to avoid downtime.

Simplifies life for Admins

  • Avoid complicated planning of coordinated, scheduled downtime with your customers and across various IT departments and locations.
  • Keep from doing server updates and troubleshooting in the middle of the night or on weekends.
  • Free up your IT team to focus on more strategic initiatives instead of patching kernels and doing server maintenance.
  • Benefit from managed kernel security – we monitor security mailing lists so you don’t have to.

Delivers ultimate server uptime

  • Solve today’s top business requirement – 100% server uptime without the dreaded maintenance windows and downtime.
  • Deliver higher SLA and satisfaction for your customers by avoiding the application downtime caused from kernel security updates.

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System Requirements

  • CentOS 5 (x86_64)
  • CentOS 6 (x86_64)
  • CentOS 7 (x86_64)
  • CloudLinux 5 (x86_64)
  • CloudLinux 6 (x86_64)
  • CloudLinux 7 (x86_64)
  • Debian 6
  • Debian 7
  • Debian 8
  • Debian 9
  • Oracle Linux 6 (x86_64)
  • Oracle Linux 7 (x86_64)
  • ProxMox VE 3
  • ProxMox VE 4
  • ProxMox VE 5
  • RHEL 5 (x86_64)
  • RHEL 6 (x86_64)
  • RHEL 7 (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 14.04
  • Ubuntu 16.04
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • Virt-SIG/Xen4CentOS
  • Virtuozzo & OpenVZ RHEL6 (x86_64)

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