[CentOS] Yum upgrade inside firewall

Andy Loughran andy at zrmt.com
Wed Dec 3 18:28:07 UTC 2008


ne... wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 16:48, mcclnx mcc <mcclnx at yahoo.com.tw> wrote:
>   
>> We have several CENTOS 4.X which inside Firewall.  I can NOT run "yum"
>> inside firewall to upgrade O.S. to new release.
>>
>> Does there has way I can download all RPM to otherside firewall server then
>> transfer those files into servers inside firewall and upgrade.
>>
>> Anyone have procedure dicuments or website can be reference?
>>     
> Sure download the rpms and tranfer to a machine behind the firewall.
> Use createrepo, I believe, to create a local repository. Point the servers
> behind the firewall to this machine and use yum to update.
>
> ne...
>   

I use dag wiers excellent mrepo from rpmforge (can also be used for RHEL
repos).  Works great for me, cinch to setup and run mrepo -u as a
cronjob to keep things up to date (and email me with updated rpms).

Best of luck.

Regards

Andy


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