Obtaining information from the Patch Downloader utility for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

From the command line, use the following procedures to obtain additional information.

  • To list available channels, enter the following command:


    sh redhat_downloader.sh -listChannels [-configFile <configFile>] -rhnUser <RHNusername> -rhnPass <RHNpassword>


    <configFile> is an optional parameter, which can be used for proxy settings.


  • To display help for the Patch Downloader, enter the following command:

    sh redhat_downloader.sh -help
  • To display version information for the Patch Downloader, enter the following command:

    sh redhat_downloader.sh -version

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Creating a patch catalog in offline mode.

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