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Preparing yum

First add our repo to the yum directory:

 

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vi /etc/yum.repos.d/openathens.repo

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For help with the vi text editor: https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=vi+cheetsheet

Add the following

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[openathens-sp]
name = yum repository for athens rpms
baseurl = https://username:password@repo.openathens.net/yum/pkgs/rhel$releasever/sp/2.2/$basearch
enabled = 1
gpgcheck = 0
failovermethod = priority

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Where username and password are the credentials for your OpenAthens administrator account. Our service desk will be able to help you if you are unsure.

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