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Configuring EPEL repo and setting it as default repo.

I am using RHEL 6, but with no RHN subscription. I tried installing the EPEL repo, it is enabled under yum repolist but when I try a sample search such as yum search nginx , there's a string of errno 14 PYCURL error 6 .

When I tried yum list installed, it didn't work because it defaults to the RHN repo and gave me this error : Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)

Hence, I tried disabling the RHN repo instead. yum-config-manager --disable InstallMedia

However, when I tried the same nginx search and yum list installed commands, this error appears : Error: Cannot retrieve metalink for repository: epel. Please verify its path and try again.

Any guidance is greatly appreciated =) .
 
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yum shell [filename] DESCRIPTION
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