Build repository to upgrade OpenSSH, Apache & ISC Bind

m.roth at m.roth at
Tue May 20 18:09:30 UTC 2014

Sunhux G wrote:
> I have many VMs on RHEL 5.2 to 5.8 and a VA
> scan found that the OpenSSH, Apache & ISC Bind
> in them are outdated & not supported anymore.
> All the VMs do not have Internet connection, so
> I can't do 'yum'
> I recall a few years ago, I saw somewhere in one
> Redhat's support note that it's possible to build a
> repository using newer version of RHEL & just
> run a command against the repository to upgrade
> specific software packages.
> Can someone give me detailed step by step
> instructions (or point me to easy-to-follow links)
> on how to build this repository & the command
> to upgrade OpenSSH, Apache & ISC Bind?
> Should I download RHEL 5.10 or 6.x?  Concerned
> about going to 6.x in case the big change in the
> version may break things

Absolute bare-bones minimum: update *everything* to 5.10.

google redhat local repo


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