YUM 4 available as Technology Preview
YUM version 4, a next generation of the YUM package manager, is now available as a Technology Preview in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Extras channel.
YUM 4 is based on the
DNF technology and offers the following advantages over the standard
YUM 3 used on RHEL 7:
YUM 4, run the
yum install nextgen-yum4 command.
Make sure to install the dnf-plugin-subscription-manager package, which includes the
subscription-manager plug-in. This plug-in is required for accessing protected repositories provided by the Red Hat Customer Portal or Red Hat Satellite 6, and for automatic updates of the
To manage packages, use the
yum4 command and its particular options the same way as the