yum contacting www.redhat.com

Andrew Diamond diamond at dstc.com
Tue Mar 22 07:07:57 UTC 2005

Thanks guys,
  I still had entries in /etc/yum.repos.d/* that I'd disabled
(enabled=0). Yum however, seems to want to check for the repository
anyway. I've removed these files completely and the problem went away.


On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 08:57 +1000, Andrew Diamond wrote:
> Why does yum contact www.redhat.com each time it is run? I maintain a
> local yum repository so there is no requirement to access any external
> hosts. I also require all web traffic to go via a non-transparent proxy
> and without setting the http_proxy environment variable, yum just sits
> there and does nothing. 
> How do I turn this off and if anyone can explain why it would need to
> talk to www.redhat.com that would also be great.
> Thanks,
>   Andrew

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