YUM Server Configuration in Redhat

YUM stands for Yellow dog Updater Modified, YUM make it easier to install, update and remove RPM. YUM automatically resolve software dependencies.
Step 1:

Install createrepo and vsftpd  from the DVD for creating repository.

#rpm -ivh createrepo.rpm

#rpm -ivh vsftpd.rpm (for FTP server)

Step 2:

Copy Packages folder form the DVD and paste over the hard disk

#cp -a Packages /var/ftp/pub

Step 3: 

Run below command to create repository

#createrepo -v /var/ftp/pub/Packages

It will take several minutes that depends upon the number of rpms that you have copied from the DVD specified and the configuration of your machine.

Step 4: 

configure YUM client by creating .repo file inside /etc/yum.repos.d/

#vim /etc/yum.repos.d/tecgeeks.repo


name=redhat (or any name)

baseurl=  (Give the Ipaddress of the YUM server) 




Step 5:

Start the service and Verify using below command

#service vsftpd restart   

#yum repolist   (just for verification)

#yum install gcc (just for an example)

YUM Server Configuration in Redhat YUM Server Configuration in Redhat Reviewed by TecGeeks News on April 09, 2016 Rating: 5

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