What are in the individual Red Hat package channels and how do I verify which channel a package came from?

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Issue

  • What are in the Red Hat package channels?
  • What are Red Hat package channels?
  • How can I figure out if a package came from the Base channel or Optional?
  • What are in repositories?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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