[Yum] yum authenticaiton problem

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Thu May 31 12:27:27 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 15:07 +0800, 张小川 wrote:
> hello everyone:
>     I'm a newbie.Recently I began to set up an update system for my
> lab,because our servers are all centos,I chose the yum.
>     I set up a main server as the yum server,some remote servers were
> connceted to it to update rpm packages.
>     I wrote repo file on remoteservers like this:
>     baseurl=ftp://username:password@address/path
>     but I found a problem,and till now ,I can't solve it.So I need
> your help.
>      The question is this:
>      How can I hide the username and password or password only,or make
> the url invisible,in order to make my main server secure.
>      Your help will be grateful,and forgive my poor English.
>      thank you 

chmod 600 /etc/yum.conf /etc/yum.repos.d/*

that will keep anyone other than root from seeing that file.


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