Execution of yum leads to "Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum."

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • While installing/updating a package using  YUM command, the following error /warning message is observed:
yum install aide
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package aide.x86_64 0:0.14-3.el6 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

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Package Arch Version Repository Size
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Installing:
aide x86_64 0.14-3.el6 rhel-x86_64-server-6 123 k

Transaction Summary
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Install 1 Package(s)

Total download size: 123 k
Installed size: 0
Is this ok [y/N]:

Downloading Packages:
aide-0.14-3.el6.x86_64.rpm | 123 kB 00:00
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.
Installing : aide-0.14-3.el6.x86_64 1/1

Installed:
aide.x86_64 0:0.14-3.el6

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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