Starting with rport client version 0.2.4 the supervision of available operating system updates is possible
Enable Update supervision
To enable update supervision you must have the following line in the [client] section of your /etc/rport/rport.conf file.
# ...snip ...snap
updates_interval = '4h'
A refresh of the update status can be requested through the API and the user interface independently of the specified update interval. Going faster than 4 hours is usually not need and not recommended.
Don't forget to restart the rport client after changing the configuration file.
Use systemctl restart rport.
⚠️ Debian, Ubuntu and SuSE Linux need a sudo rule to fetch the update status. Create a file /etc/sudoers.d/rport-update-status with the following content.