3.1 Installing an RPM Package

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Using yum to install Advanced Server (or its supporting components) is a simple process:
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Download the edb-repo installation package from:
The edb-repo RPM creates the repository configuration file (named edb-repo). The edb-repo file contains connection information for the EnterpriseDB repository. You must create this file if you are installing any or all of the following:
To enable a repository, change the value of the enabled parameter to 1명 replace the username and password placeholders in the baseurl specification with your user name and the repository password.
The [ppas95] repository
Modify the [ppas95] entry in the edb.repo file to install:
baseurl=http://user_name:password@yum.enterprisedb.com/9.5/redhat/rhel-$releasever-$basearch
Note that you must also modify the [enterprise-tools] entry for a complete installation of Advanced Server that includes EDB*Plus and PostGIS.
Modify the [enterprisedb-tools] entry in the edb.repo file to install:
baseurl=http://user_name:password@yum.enterprisedb.com/tools/redhat/rhel-$releasever-$basearch
The [enterprisedb-dependencies] repository
baseurl=http://user_name:password@yum.enterprisedb.com/dependencies/redhat/rhel-$releasever-$basearch
yum search package_name
Where package_name specifies the name of a package. The repository search should return a list of available packages that are prefixed by the specified package_name.
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After modifying the content of the repository configuration file, you can use the yum install command to install Advanced Server or its supporting components. For example, to install the server and its core components, invoke the command:
After installing Advanced Server, you must configure the installation; see Section 3.2, Configuring an Advanced Server Installation, for details.


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