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How to Add or Remove ULN Repository Channels via Command-line Without Using Oracle's ULN Website. (Doc ID 2371859.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


To add or remove repository channels on a server that has been registered with Oracle's ULN, unlike Public-Yum which relies on local .repo files, you have to access Oracle's ULN website ( to perform these changes.  This guide will provide the steps on how to modify the ULN repositories channels directly from your server via command-line with out using the ULN website.

Note: This document is only being made available because some administrators would like to manage very large amounts of systems via command-line as it allows them to create a script to simplify the process. If you are unsure of what you are executing, or would like an easier way to manage the servers you have registered with Oracle's ULN, please use the official method provided by Oracle and access the ULN website:
The username and passwords that are mentioned in the steps below are your SSO credentials, the same ones that you used to register your server with ULN.
Installing packages across different Linux release versions is not supported by Oracle unless it is clearly stated otherwise under their respective Oracle Documentation or requested by an Oracle Engineer for very specific procedures.


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