How to install RPM packages in RedHat/CentOS

If you work on an environment without internet, only way to install software is using RPM package which you can download from a pc with internet and transfer the rpm file via usb pendrive to the server without internet.

To install RPM package, there are 2 way to do it.

First method – install the RPM Package via yum command


yum localinstall packagename.rpm

Second method – use rpm command to install


rpm -i packagename.rpm

rpm -ivh packagename.rpm

-i : install a package

-v : verbose

-h : print hash marks as the package archive is unpacked.

Querying RPM Package File


rpm -qi packagename

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