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Re: [rhelv6-list] No Redhat network this AM?



On 6/2/11 9:29 AM, Hugh Brown wrote:
>> Also, I don't like this single point of failure.  If we come in to do
>> maintenance, and
>> the update service is offline, there are no alternative mirrors I am
>> aware of.
>>
>> --Donald
> 
> In the past, we would do a "yum --downloadonly -y update" before a
> planned maintenance window so that all of the packages would be local to
> the box that needed to be patched.  You have to have the
> yum-plugin-downloadonly package installed for that to work.
> 
> Another alternative is to buy the Satellite service and then you have a
> local version of RHN.

Another option I've recently tried is mrepo from Dag Wieers.  I had to
apply a few patches to get it working with RHEL 6, but it's been awesome.

http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/mrepo/

/Brian/
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