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I wanted to setup a YUM repository server in RHEL 5.0 and below are the steps which I performed:
1. Created a directory /var/ftp/pub and copied the Server folder from RHEL 5 installation CD to /var/ftp/pub.
2. Went to /etc/yum.repos.d and copied rhel-debuginfo.repo to Server.repo. Took backup of rhel-debuginfo.repo and deleted it from /etc/yum.repos.d.
3. edited the file Server.repo as follows:
name=Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 Save it and quit
5. Ran yum clean all and yum update.
Now to check if the repositoy is workin I deleted ftp-0.17.33.fc6 using
rpm -e ftp-0.17.33.fc6. Now I went into the /var/ftp/pub/Server and ran the command yum install ftp-0.17.33.fc6 and below is what I get:
Loading "rhnplugin" plugin
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
This system is not registered with RHN.
RHN support will be disabled.
Setting up install process.
Setting up repositories
No Repositories available to set up
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
Examining ftp-0.17-33.fc6.i386.rpm: ftp-0.17-33.fc6.i386.rpm
marking ftp-0.17-33.fc6.i386.rpm to be installed
Setting up repositories
no repositories availabe to setup
reading repository metadata in from local files
--->populating transaction set with selected packages.Please wait.
--->Package ftp.i386 0:0.17-33.fc6 set to updted
--->Running transaction check
========================================================================Package Arch Version Repository Size