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Yum server is used for installing the Linux packages without dependencies.

Configure yum server in RHEL 5.3

Follow the following steps to configure the yum repository in Linux (RHEL 5.3)


Mount the RHEL 5.3 installer disk using

#mount      /dev/cdrom     /mnt/cdrom


Create a directory under the /var as

#mkdir      /var/ftp


Copy the contain of disk as

#cp     -rv     /media/RHEL_5.3  i386 DVD/        /var/ftp/pub


Edit the yum.repos.d as

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

Add the following in the opened yum.repos.d file

name=server repository
{Note: (Server the letter S is in upper case) do not add this line}

name=server repository
note: V and T is in upper case.

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Step9 .

To install packages using yum

# yum  install  firefox (where firefox is the name of package.)

AK Kamal

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