[OpenAFS] RHEL Yum Repositories

Dave Botsch botsch@cnf.cornell.edu
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:01:47 -0400


Yum repo config files that should allow you to install openafs 1.6.5
from openafs.org can be found at:


On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 10:23:47AM -0500, Bill Glick wrote:
> What is the current status of supporting Yum repositories for RHEL?
> In looking through archives, I see that the 1.4.x releases provided Yum repos, e.g. http://dl.openafs.org/dl/openafs/1.4.14/openafs-repository-rhel-1.4.14-1.noarch.rpm  But this appears to have been discontinued in the current 1.6.x releases. There is repodata listed with the current releases (http://dl.openafs.org/dl/openafs/1.6.5/rhel6/x86_64/repodata/), but I don't know how to make use of that.
> We're currently installing OpenAFS on our RHEL/CentOS 6.x systems using the DKMS packages (https://wiki.ncsa.illinois.edu/display/ITS/OpenAFS+Install+via+RPM+for+RHEL+6) which is great for dealing with kernel upgrades.  I'm now trying to figure out a simpler way to keep our OpenAFS packages updated.  Any suggestions?
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> Bill Glick
> NCSA - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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David William Botsch
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