Update Packages on Redhat Server

Update Packages on Redhat Server

 

This article will show you how to update packages on a RedHat server.

 

All the following steps assumes you are logged in as the “root” user on your RedHat server.


 

RedHat Versions 4 or Earlier

1

Login to the server using SSH.

2

Type “up2date” followed by a package name you want to update. For example, to update the existing version of php, enter: “up2date php”

 

 

RedHat Versions 5 or Above

1

Login to the server using SSH.

2

Type “yum update” followed by a package name you want to update. For example, to update the existing version of tar, enter: “yum update tar

 

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