How to configure YUM Server in RHEL-5

1:Assign ip to the server machine

[root@station1 ~]#neat-tui

 2:Create  a directory in /var/ftp/

[root@station1 ~]# mkdir –p /var/ftp/pub

 3:Mount the dvd

[root@station1 ~]# mount /dev/cdrom  /mnt

 4:Now copy the dvd in /var/ftp/pub

[root@station1 ~]# cp –rvf /mnt/*   /var/ftp/pub

 5:Now install the recquired rpm

[root@station1 ~]# rpm –ivh /mnt/Server/vsftpd

[root@station1 ~]# rpm –ivh /mnt/Server/createrepo

 6:copy the metadata files(.XML)

[root@station1 ~]# cp /var/ftp/pub/Server/repodata/comps-rhel……..     /var/ftp/pub/Server

[root@station1 ~]# cp /var/ftp/pub/VT/repodata/comps-rhel……..         /var/ftp/pub/VT

[root@station1 ~]# cp /var/ftp/pub/Cluster/repodata/comps-rhel…….. /var/ftp/pub/Cluster

[root@station1 ~]#cp /var/ftp/pub/ClusterStorage/repodata/comps-rhel……     /var/ftp/pub/ClusterStorage


7:Now create the repository for server,VT,Cluster n ClusterStorage

[root@station1 ~]#createrepo  -vg /var/ftp/pub/Server/comps-rhel………../var/ftp/pub/Server

[root@station1 ~]#createrepo  -vg /var/ftp/pub/VT/comps-rhel……………./var/ftp/pub/VT

[root@station1 ~]#createrepo  -vg /var/ftp/pub/Cluster/comps-rhel………/var/ftp/pub/Cluster

[root@station1 ~]#createrepo  -vg /var/ftp/pub/ClusterStorqage/comps-rhel……….. /var/ftp/pub/ClusterStorage

 8:create config file on server n client machine

[root@station1 ~]# vim /etc/yum.repos.d/anyname.repo





*note:the ip add in base url should be your servers ip address





 9:restart the services on server

[root@station1 ~]# service network restart

[root@station1 ~]# service vsftpd restart

 10:disable the Selinux on the server

[root@station1 ~]# lokkit




About Manish Jha

Hi All I am Manish Kumar Jha aka Alex Hunt. I am currently working in VMware Software India Pvt Ltd as Operations System Engineer (vCloud Air Operations). I have around 5 Years of IT experience and have exposure on VMware vSphere, vCloud Director, RHEL and modern data center technologies like Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus 1000v and NSX. If you find any post informational to you please press like and share it across social media and leave your comments if you want to discuss further on any post. Disclaimer: All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. I don’t make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this blog is strictly at your own risk. The Views and opinions published on this blog are my own and not the opinions of my employer or any of the vendors of the product discussed.
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