Create Local Yum Repository in Red Hat Linux 7

Copy the folder ‘Packages’ to the linux machine

Yum Repository Mentor IT


It can be extracted from the linux ISO file. This Packages folder contain all the required packages.

Run Following Command. I have copied Packages into /root/ location

# createrepo /root/Packages


Go to following directory

# cd /etc/yum.repos.d

# ls

# vim mentor.repo


In Editor


name=local yum repo





Run following command

# yum clean all

# yum list all


Now ready to install packages from Yum

# yum -y install <package_name>


Check list of package in yum

yum list

yum list all

yum list installed