How to Add Webtatic Repository on CentOS 6.3

This post covers the steps on how to setup additional yum repository using Webtatic. Webtatic yum repository is a repository containing updated web-related packages for CentOS and Redhat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Webtatic goals are to provide CentOS/RHEL administrators with the latest stable minor releases of web development/hosting software, which are not provided in CentOS/RHEL distribution minor releases. It’s also serve as an additional installation option for some of Webtatic’s projects.

RHEL 6/ CentOS 6 for i386
RHEL 6/ CentOS 6 for x86_64

1.Download the webtatic-release package :

[root@centos63 ~]# wget http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el6/i386/webtatic-release-6-2.noarch.rpm

Example :

[root@centos63 ~]# wget http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el6/i386/webtatic-release-6-2.noarch.rpm
--2012-08-13 23:42:08--  http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el6/i386/webtatic-release-6-2.noarch.rpm
Resolving repo.webtatic.com... 184.22.117.192
Connecting to repo.webtatic.com|184.22.117.192|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 11576 (11K) [application/x-redhat-package-manager]
Saving to: âwebtatic-release-6-2.noarch.rpmâ

100%[==========================================================>] 11,576      15.7K/s   in 0.7s

2012-08-13 23:42:10 (15.7 KB/s) - âwebtatic-release-6-2.noarch.rpmâ

2. Download or directly import webtatic-andy GPG key :

[root@centos63 ~]# rpm --import http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/RPM-GPG-KEY-webtatic-andy

3. Do verification on the webtatic-release package that you have downloaded :

[root@centos63 ~]# rpm -K webtatic-release-6-2.noarch.rpm
webtatic-release-6-2.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK

4. Install Webtatic Repository :

[root@centos63 ~]# rpm -Uvh webtatic-release-6-2.noarch.rpm
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:webtatic-release       ########################################### [100%]

5. How you can use Webtatic repository to install, update the packages :

[root@centos63 ~]# yum --enablerepo=webtatic install [rpm package]

Examples :

[root@centos63 ~]# yum --enablerepo=webtatic install postfix -y

How to Install Webtatic Repository on RHEL 6/CentOS 6

In this post, i will share on how to install Webtatic repository on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6). However the steps may working on CentOS 6.0, CentOS 6.1 and CentOS 6.2. From the webtatic.com, the Webtatic yum repository is a CentOS/RHEL repository containing updated web-related packages. Webtatic goals are to provide CentOS/RHEL administrators with the latest stable minor releases of web development/hosting software, which are not provided in CentOS/RHEL distribution minor releases. It’s also serve as an additional installation option for some of Webtatic’s projects.

RHEL 6/ CentOS 6 for i386
RHEL 6/ CentOS 6 for x86_64

1.Download the webtatic-release package :

[root@rhel6 ~]# wget http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el6/i386/webtatic-release-6-1.noarch.rpm
[root@rhel6 ~]# wget http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el6/i386/webtatic-release-6-1.noarch.rpm
--2012-03-14 05:15:57--  http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el6/i386/webtatic-release-6-1.noarch.rpm
Resolving repo.webtatic.com... 184.22.117.192
Connecting to repo.webtatic.com|184.22.117.192|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 11488 (11K) [application/x-redhat-package-manager]
Saving to: âwebtatic-release-6-1.noarch.rpmâ

100%[==========================================================>] 11,488      8.15K/s   in 1.4s

2012-03-14 05:16:03 (8.15 KB/s) - âwebtatic-release-6-1.noarch.rpmâ

2. Download and import webtatic-andy GPG key :

[root@rhel6 ~]# rpm --import http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/RPM-GPG-KEY-webtatic-andy

3. Verify the webtatic-release package you have downloaded :

[root@rhel6 ~]# rpm -K webtatic-release-6-1.noarch.rpm
webtatic-release-6-1.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK

4. Install Webtatic Repository :

[root@rhel6 ~]# rpm -Uvh webtatic-release-6-1.noarch.rpm
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:webtatic-release       ########################################### [100%]

How to use Webtatic repository :
[root@rhel6 ~]# yum –enablerepo=webtatic install [rpm package]