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Blog posts tagged
"Snap proxy"


Holly Hall
15 January 2024

Managing software in complex network environments: the Snap Store Proxy

Internet of Things Article

As enterprises grapple with the evolving landscape of security threats, the need to safeguard internal networks from the broader internet is increasingly important. In environments with restricted internet access, it can be difficult to manage software updates in an easy, reliable way. When managing devices in the field, change management ...


Igor Ljubuncic
14 July 2021

How to cache snap downloads and save bandwidth

Cloud and server Article

For many people, fast broadband connection and unlimited data are a reality. For others, they are not. If you have several Linux hosts in your (home) environment, and you’re using snaps, each of these systems will separately communicate with the Snap Store and periodically download necessary updates. This can be costly in terms of inbound ...


Holly Hall
24 June 2021

A technical introduction to the Snap Store Proxy

Internet of Things Article

In the world of IoT, it is crucial to be fully in control of your devices. Over-the-air (OTA) updates are essential for a distributed set of devices. This must be carefully managed to ensure that an update is not pushed at a time where the device is active and operation should not be interrupted. To ...


Igor Ljubuncic
1 October 2020

How to make snaps and configuration management tools work together

Cloud and server Article

In environments with large numbers of client machines, configuration management tools are often used to simplify and standardize the target state of each host in a seamless, automated and consistent manner. Software like CFEngine, Chef, Ansible, and others offer a high degree of granular control over software packaging and system configur ...