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Enable the EPEL Repository

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🌙 Lab

🗒 Tutorial


This tutorial provides a playbook for automating the addition of a software repository to an Oracle Linux instance using the configuration management tool Oracle Linux Automation Engine.


In this lab, you’ll learn to:

  • Add the EPEL repository to an Oracle Linux install
  • Use the repository to install a package


  • Install an Oracle Linux system with the following configuration:
    • a non-root user with sudo permissions
    • ssh keypair for the non-root user
    • the ability to ssh from one host (control-node) to the other (host) using passwordless ssh login