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How to Create/Remove Shadow File in Linux?

By kamal on March 9, 2013

In Linux, it is recommended to store the password in /etc/shadow file. In case, if /etc/shadow file is not available then the Linux saves the password in /etc/passwd by default. The advantage of using /etc/shadow file is that it is accessible only by the root user. However, /etc/passwd is readable by all users.

Configure YUM using ISO on RHEL6-64bit

By kamal on September 2, 2012
Configure YUM on Linux

YUM stands for Yellowdog Updater Modified. YUM is an interactive, rpm based package management software which is used for installing, updating and removing the rpm packages without dwelling into the complexity of package dependencies.

The following procedure describes the steps to configure YUM repository on 64 bit RHEL6 server using iso.

FTP following packages to the /root folder on linux server

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