To create a local yum repo, all you need to do is to make sure the packages are available in a path in the server, say /downloaded_packages/
Now, create a repo file. Be default, all repo files are present in the path /etc/yum.repos.d/ . I am going to name my repo as local_yum, so I will create a repo file named local_yum.repo and add the following contents in it.
The above files tells the programme to take the packages from the baseurl mentioned in the file, which in our case is our local folder /downloaded_packages/
Now check if our repo is listed correctly. In my case, I have not set any other repos, so only my local repo is listed...Read More