Updating redhat linux
YUM uses numerous third party repositories to install packages automatically by resolving their dependencies issues.
It allows users and system administrator to easily install, update, remove or search software packages on a systems.
It was developed and released by Seth Vidal under GPL (General Public License) as an open source, means anyone can allowed to download and access the code to fix bugs and develop customized packages.
Both up2date and the update notification applet should work correctly now, pointing to the SMT repository and signaling updates when applicable. In order to ensure correct reporting of the Red Hat Enterprise systems in Novell Customer Center, they need to be registered against your SMT server.
For this a special suse Register RES package is provided through the RES* catalogs and it should be installed, configured and executed as described below.
In this article, we will learn how to install, update, remove, find packages, manage packages and repositories on Linux systems using YUM (Yellowdog Updater Modified) tool developed by Red Hat.
The example commands shown in this article are practically tested on our Cent OS 6.3 server, you can use these material for study purpose, certifications or just to explore ways to install new packages and keep your system up-to-date.
This document discusses the actions required to configure the SMT server and clients (RHEL servers) for this solution.
Configuring this with Subscription Management Tool 10 Service Pack 3 (SMT10 SP3) running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 is slightly different and described in 7001751 - How to update Red Hat Enterprise Linux with SMT 10 SP3.
Subscription Management Tool (SMT) for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 (or newer) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7 (or newer) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.9 Novell Subscription Management Tool 11 (SMT11) enables customers that possess the required entitlements to mirror updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
Refer to https:// details on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Subscription with Expanded Support.
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