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Using Centos 5.4 here and I have two machines on the same network but only one has access to the outside world. I want to install software using yum on one machine, and rather than download the packages and copy them over manually, I'd like to set it up so it can use the other machine as a gateway.

Any tips on tips on how to do this?

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

install squid on the one that has access to the internet, and on the one that is NAT'd, configure yum.conf to use the other host as a proxy.

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That seems to work cheers – justinhj Apr 15 '10 at 21:02

mrepo can do what you need: http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/mrepo/

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