Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Creating a Local Yum Repository Using ISO Image

In this post i will show you how to create Yum repository Using ISO Image, will save more time :-


  • Download The ISO Image and Upload it to the server.
  • Create Folder Under Root User Like the below
cp /OEL6.6. iso /ISOs

  • now create mount point for this ISO.
mkdir p /var/ISO/OEL6.6
Run the below command to mount it :-

mount o loop,ro /ISOs/OEL6.6. iso /var/ISO/OEL6.6

  • Now under /etc/yum.respos.d you can rename it or set enable=0
  •  Create the following file /etc/yum.respos.d/OEL66.repo
  • Edit the file and add 

[OL66]
name=Oracle Linux 6.6
baseurl=file:///var/ISO/OEL6.6
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpmgpg/
RPMGPGKEY
gpgcheck=1
enabled=1

  • Run the below command to clean yum
yum clean all
yum respolist


The output should be like the below :-


repo id repo name status
OL66 Oracle Linux 6.6 25,459 


Thank you
Osama Mustafa

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