Re: How to get RPMs without up2date?
From: Ed Wilts (ewilts_at_ewilts.org)
To: email@example.com Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 15:39:12 -0600
On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 01:28:52PM -0800, Michael Anaya wrote:
> I have a RHN account and a subscription to the RHEL3ES channel. I want to
> download the available update RPMs via wget on a nightly basis (not using
Why fight it and create work for yourself? Use up2date -d. It is a
fully supported option that will work today and very likely in the future.
Sure, other methods can be made to work, but you'll set yourself up for
support issues down the road. Likely at the same time you expect that
critical patch to be automatically downloaded to your own RHN mirror.
> My internal R&D machines (various flavors of Linux) are firewalled from
> external (internet) access.
up2date supports proxies. We have a DMZ-based system with squid on it
that has acl restrictions to the internal hosts that are allowed rhn
access. The internal hosts have no issues getting packages from the
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