To Upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 to CentOS 5.3 Using Yum
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You can migrate from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 to CentOS 5.3 using yum through SSH.
- Connect to your server via SSH (more info).
- Switch to the root user (more info).
- Run the following commands to upgrade to Cent OS 5.3:
yum clean all
rpm --import http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/os/i386/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-5
rpm -e --nodeps redhat-release
rpm -e yum-rhn-plugin
rpm -Uvh *.rpm
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