3.1 Installing an RPM Package

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Before installing Advanced Server or a supporting component via an RPM package over the web, you must create the repository configuration file (edb-repo). The repository configuration file contains connection and authentication information for the EnterpriseDB repository. To prepare your system to perform an RPM installation:
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Assume superuser privileges and use either rpm or yum to create the repository configuration file:
To enable a repository, change the value of the enabled parameter to 1 and replace the user name and password placeholders in the baseurl specification with your user name and the repository password.
To install Advanced Server 10, enable and provide connection credentials for the edbas10 repository and the enterprisedb-dependencies repository:
The repository configuration file also contains an entry for the enterprisedb-tools repository. Enable the [enterprisedb-tools] and the [enterprisedb-dependencies] entries in the edb.repo file when installing Advanced Server supporting components:
Then, you can use the yum install command to install Advanced Server or supporting components. For example, to install the server and its core components, invoke the command:


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