What is YUM server ?

What is yum?

yum is the primary tool for getting, installing, deleting, querying, and managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux RPM software packages from official Red Hat software repositories, as well as other third-party repositories. yum is used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 5 and later. Versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and earlier used up2date.

Yum server configure in given LINUX version .

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Advantage of Yum server.

  1. Automatic resolution of software dependencies.
    2.It work both version i.e command-line and GUI mode.
    3.Multiple software location at one time. Yum can be configured to look for software packages in more than one location at a time .