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How to rollback YUM UPDATES

Once in a while you might have problems after running “yum update.” There is an intermediate solution by rollback feature included in YUM. THIS OPTION IS NOT ENABLED BY DEFAULT. 1. To enable rollback edit /etc/yum.conf and add tsflags=repackage 2. Add the following line into /etc/rpm/macros file if it doesn’t exist and add %_repackage_all_erasures 1 now you are all set and can use the following examples to rollback rpm -Uvh –rollback ’22:00′ rpm -Uvh –rollback ‘3 hours ago’ rpm -Uvh –rollback ‘june 13’ rpm -Uvh –rollback ‘yesterday’ All previous repackaged software will be stored onto /var/spool/repackage

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RPM Command: 15 Examples to Install, Uninstall, Upgrade, Query RPM Packages

Thanks to think geek RPM stands for Red Hat Package Manager. With root privilege, you can use the rpm command with appropriate options to manage the RPM software packages. In this article, let us review 15 practical examples of rpm command. Let us take an rpm of Mysql Client and run through all our examples. 1. Installing a RPM package Using rpm -ivh RPM filename has packagename, version, release and architecture name. For example, In the MySQL-client-3.23.57-1.i386.rpm file: MySQL-client – Package Name 3.23.57 – Version 1 – Release i386 – Architecture When you install a RPM, it checks whether your… Continue Reading