/var/cache/yum is filling up very often

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • /var/cache/yum is consuming a lot of space
  • After clearing the cache, yum is generating more cache


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7
  • (Optional, but impactful) Client to Red Hat Satellite (or Capsule) 6 or Red Hat Update Infrastructure (RHUI)

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