Tuesday, November 29, 2011

YUM Configuration

YUM stands for Yellowdog Update Modifier. Yum is used to install package in network. Yum is configured on one server in network and client uses that the repo file to install package from server. Yum resolves the dependency problem.
  • Red hat installed machine
  • DVD/CD of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Per quest:-
  • Configure IP =
  • Hostname = server.rootuser.in
1] Mount the CD/DVD
[root@server ~]# mount /dev/cdrom /mnt
2] Install required package
[root@server ~]# cd /mnt/Server
[root@server Server]# rpm -ivh vsftpd-2.0.5(press tab)
[root@server Server]# rpm -ivh createrepo(press tab)
3] Copy all the content of CD/DVD under pub directory which is automatically created when you install vsftpd package
[root@server ~]# cp -rvp /mnt/* /var/ftp/pub/
4] Now create repository of package to Serve directory
[root@server ~]# createrepo -g /var/ftp/pub/Server
5] Now create repo file which containthe path of yum server
[root@server ~]# vim /etc/yum.repos.d/anup.repo
name = my yum server
6] Set Selinux secrity related options.
[root@server ~]# getsebool -a | grep ftp
[root@server~]# setsebool allow_ftpd_full_access on
[root@server ~]# setsebool ftp_home_dir on
[root@server ~]# getsebool -a | grep ftp
7] Start the vsftpd server
[root@server ~]# service vsftpd start
[root@server ~]# chkconfig vsftpd on
8] Now update the yum
[root@server ~]# yum clean all
[root@server ~]# yum update all
9] To test Yum Server install any package the dependency problem is must be resolved by Yum.
[root@server ~]# yum install firefox* -y
YUM Client Side:-
1] Check communication with server
[anup@client ~]$ ping
2] Now create the repo file which contain the path of yum server
[anup@client ~]$ vim /etc/yum.repos.d/client.repo
name=my yum server
3] Finall update yum
[anup@client ~]$ yum clean all
[anup@client ~]$ yum update all
4] Try to install package
[anup@client ~]$ yum install firefox* -y
5] To remove package
[anup@client ~]$ yum remove firefox* -y

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