Can DO notify customers whenever there is a new kernel?
Hi, for security reasons, I would like to keep up to date with the latest Linux kernel whenever it is available.
My current understanding is that customers have to file a support ticket to request for new kernel, which means extra work for DO site engineers to handle the numerous tickets for the same request. And also, extra work for customers to file such support ticket.
Q1: How often is kernel update being carried out? Is there any plans to make this automatic and regular feature instead of an adhoc on demand basis? For example, I saw a security update for the kernel today, but I do not know whether it is crucial enough to send in a support ticket. If DO can carry out the upgrade on a regular basis, then customers would not need to research on the CVE to decide if we want to file a support ticket.
Q2: Can Digital Ocean send an email to us whenever a new kernel becomes available? Alternatively, DO can also make this information publicly available so that we do not need to log in frequently to check the list on the control panel setting.