RHEL/CentOS Local Repository Mirror

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Server

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CentOS

Server

  1. This exercise will work with CentOS 6/7.
  2. CentOS requires roughly 10GiB for base, 5GiB for updates, and 1GiB for extras, ensure there is enough space is /var/www/html.
  3. The following packages will need to be installed, yum-utils and createrepo.
    1. yum install yum-utils createrepo
  4. Create a repos directory in /var/www/html.
    1. mkdir -p /var/www/html/repos/centos/6
  5. Synchronize the base, extras, and updates repository.
    1. reposync -r base -p /var/www/html/repos/centos/6/
    2. reposync -r updates -p /var/www/html/repos/centos/6/
    3. reposync -r extras -p /var/www/html/repos/centos/6/
  6. Create the repository xml files for each of the repos synchronized.
    1. createrepo /var/www/html/repos/centos/6/base/
    2. createrepo /var/www/html/repos/centos/6/updates/
    3. createrepo /var/www/html/repos/centos/6/extras/

Client

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