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Local YUM Repository for RHEL versions


I need to know regarding setting up of Local repositories so that I can update or install packages on other RHEL servers.

In our environment we have many servers with different RHEL versions.

Like RHEL 7.2, RHEL 7.3, RHEL 7.4, RHEL 7.5
Arch = x86_64

I have setup one Repo server;

Installed RHEL 7.2 on it
Registered via subsscription-manager
Created REPOSITORY (creatrepo) with folder name RHEL7.2
Copied RHEL 7.2 dvd contents in it
Using http to install updates in another server with same version of 7.2 from this repo server. And it is working ok.

My question is;

For installing/updating packages on other servers with different versions like RHEL 7.3, 7.4, 7.5;

Do I need to create a separate REPO server for each version
One RHEL 7.3 repo server for all RHEL 7.3 clients
One RHEL 7.4 repo server for all RHEL 7.4 clients
One RHEL 7.5 repo server for all RHEL 7.5 clients


I can simply create another folder repository in the RHEL 7.2 server that I am already using as repo server and use this for other version clients
1 RHEL 7.2 server having below repo folders for each version;


---------- Post updated 06-26-18 at 09:42 AM ---------- Previous update was 06-25-18 at 01:48 PM ----------

Can anyone please help here, thanks.
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show-installed(1)														 show-installed(1)

show-changed-rco - show changes in an RPM package
show-changed-rco [options]
show-changed-rco gives a compact description of the changes to a packages Requires, Conflicts and Obsoletes data from the installed (or old) to a specified rpm file.
-h, --help show this help message and exit -C, --cache Tells repoquery to run entirely from YUM cache - does not download any metadata or update the cache. Queries in this mode can fail or give partial/incorrect results if the cache isn't fully populated beforehand with eg "yum makecache". -c <config file>, --config=<config file> Use alternative config file (default is /etc/yum.conf). --repoid=<repo> Specify which repository to query. Using this option disables all repositories not explicitly enabled with --repoid option (can be used multiple times). By default repoquery uses whatever repositories are enabled in YUM configuration. --enablerepo=<repo> In addition to the default set, query the given additional repository, even if it is disabled in YUM configuration. Can be used multiple times. --disablerepo=<repo> Do not query the given repository, even if it is enabled in YUM configuration. Can be used multiple times. --repofrompath=<repoid>,<path/url> Specify a path or url to a repository (same path as in a baseurl) to add to the repositories for this query. This option can be used multiple times. If you want to view only the pkgs from this repository combine this with --repoid. The repoid for the repository is specified by <repoid>. --old-packages=<pkg> Explicitly list the valid old packages to match the new packages against. --ignore-arch Ignore arch. so you can compare foo-2.i686 to foo-1.x86_64. --skip-new Only give output for packages which we've found an old package for.
yum.conf (5)
See the Authors file included with this program.
There are of course no bugs, but should you find any, you should first consult the FAQ section on and if unsuccessful in finding a resolution contact the mailing list: To file a bug use for Fedora/RHEL/Centos related bugs and for all other bugs. James Antill 30 March 2011 show-installed(1)

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