How to Create a YUM Repository from OVM Distribution ISO Media (Doc ID 1611884.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Goal

It may be desirable to perform a "yum" upgrade using resources from an ISO instead of physically booting the ISO. For example, if a server is unattended and has no internet access. This document demonstrates how to create a web-enabled yum repository from an ISO. 

Oracle VM documentation lists methods of upgrading an OVM Server ("OVS")
- from a YUM Repository
- booting from ISO media

Building yum repositories can be complex. A simpler solution is offered here.

Solution

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