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Old 02-18-2008, 07:31 PM   #1
zcrxsir88
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RHEL 5+Repositories


All,

Over the past few months I have been using Fedora 8 as a testing platform, but have been looking at possibly switching to RHEL 5.

The question I have is about update and installing the tool necessary. Some of the tools consists of;

Nmap
Nessus
tcpdump
etc.

Is there a repository, or repositories that will work well with RHEL 5 for installing and updating these type of apps?

Thanks in advance.

-p
 
Old 02-19-2008, 05:08 AM   #2
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Hi,

you first need to have a RedHat id registering in their website, otherwise as far as I know you will be unable to get neither updates nor packages. You can always find extra packages in webs like:

http://rpm.pbone.net/
http://www.rpmfind.com
 
Old 02-19-2008, 08:46 AM   #3
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Yeah,

I was tracking on the requirements for the RH ID for actual upgrades and patches. Basically it's an attempt to keep our tool set up2date via yum, without breaking anything else.

R/

Vince
 
Old 02-19-2008, 01:49 PM   #4
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Check out Centos. It is RHEL with the logos removed. Their repos should have what you need.
 
Old 02-26-2008, 09:58 PM   #5
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Yes there is. This site explains how to add the extra repositories to download the software you need using yum and other methods(http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/).
 
  


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