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How to Set Up a User Local Repository for Upgrading the BDA Kernel (Doc ID 2342830.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2020

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

This document describes steps to enable a local repository to upgrade the kernel on a BDA cluster. This document is intended for clusters where no public internet access is available.

The document includes sample steps for a UEK4 kernel upgrade to version: 4.1.12-94.5.9. Once a local repository is configured, you may continue with kernel upgrade via steps in How To Upgrade a Kernel on BDA V4.2 and Higher/V4.1 (Doc ID 2033797.1).

To determine latest UEK4 kernel is that can be upgraded to, see: How to Find the Latest UEK4 Kernel in the Oracle Linux Public Yum Repository Recommended for Kernel Upgrade on the BDA (Doc ID 2469523.1).

Scope

This document is intended for Linux System administrators or others who have responsibility to maintain BDA.  The steps in this document assume knowledge of Linux operating system and familiarity with Linux commands.

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 Steps to Setup a User Local Parcel Repository for Upgrading the BDA Kernel
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