Does Red Hat support the EPEL repository? Updated 2014-12-08T14:18:19+00:00 Issue Does Red Hat support the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) Repository? Why does yum fail for packages available in the EPEL repository? Why can't packages from the EPEL repository be downloaded? Environment Red Hat Enterprise Linux Subscriber content preview. For full access to the Red Hat Knowledgebase, please log in.Not a subscriber? Learn more about the benefits of Red Hat Subscriptions.