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Generic Redhat Notes

Installing Apps with Yum:

see yum page for more details
  • yum -y check-update
  • yum -y list installed lists all apps installed on host
  • yum -y list downloads header info of all apps available for install and stores it locally
  • yum -y check-update upgrades all out of date apps.
  • yum search apache search what is available for install with the name "apache"
  • yum install net-snmp-utils.x86_64 installs the app net-snmp-utils.x86_64

Installing Apps with RPMs:

  •  rpm -i -UVh <filename.rpm> Install a rpm 

Starting and stopping services:

  • service iptables start|stop|status|restart will do whatever to the iptables service.