How do I use up2date locally, disconnected from the network?

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Issue

  • Sometimes network is not available to some machines and up2date is  always trying to connect to Red Hat Network to download packages  information. Is it possible to install packages and to resolve their  dependencies with up2date disconnected from the network. The only  requisite is to have an RPMs local repository
  • How do I use up2date locally, disconnected from the network?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

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