[Yum] Retrieving packages from Red Hat Network

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Dec 10 06:28:26 UTC 2003

> - Use' up2date -d' on one computer to download RPMs without installing
> them and copy these into our yum repositories. Unfortunately, we'd end up
> with only the packages that particular system needed and I'd like our
> repositories to be complete.
> or
> - Manually download each new package from rhn.redhat.com, or possibly
> write a script to extract package names from the errata lists and fetch
> the appropriate files.

I'm pretty sure this is a way to request the packages available via the
xmlrpc interface to rhn. You should ask your sales rep about this. I
know it's not something they object to.


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