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RE: [redhat] using wget to download iso images and packages

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  • Hyatt, Dan
    Never mind..found the answer.. http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-1199 Go to the spot on RHN that has the iso image you are looking for...right click on it
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 2, 2010
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      Never mind..found the answer..
      http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-1199



      Go to the spot on RHN that has the iso image you are looking for...right
      click on it to get the URL

      Change directory to where you want it downloaded to (make sure you have
      room)



      wget -c URL



      For some reason it doesn't ask for a password.





      Wget is such a cool tool !

      Dan

      UNIX/Linux Engineer





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      From: redhat@yahoogroups.com [mailto:redhat@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Of Hyatt, Dan
      Sent: February 02, 2010 9:00 AM
      To: redhat@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [redhat] using wget to download iso images and packages





      Is there a way to use wget to download password protected packages.....I
      have a RedHat account, but cannot seem to get a working syntax

      wget --http-user Dan_user --http-password Dan_password
      https://rhn.redhat.com/rhn/software/channel/downloads/Download.do?cid=69
      <https://rhn.redhat.com/rhn/software/channel/downloads/Download.do?cid=6
      9>
      45content-web.rhn.redhat.com/rhel*dvd.iso

      Dan

      UNIX/Linux Engineer

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    • thad_floryan
      ... Another not-well-known use of wget is determining a remote site s web server per: $ wget -S --spider http://example.com
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 2, 2010
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        --- In redhat@yahoogroups.com, "Hyatt, Dan" <DHyatt@...> wrote:
        > [...]
        > Wget is such a cool tool !

        Another not-well-known use of wget is determining a remote site's web
        server per:

        $ wget -S --spider http://example.com
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