Install OPENDKIM usnig YUm and RPM package - EPEL repository needed

Posted on 2013-01-22
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I am running Centos v6 and for ease of install I am looking to use YUM to install OPENDKIM.

It shouldbe as simple as "yum install opendkim" but this does not find it.
So a list of the EPEL repositories shows the following  :-
[root@mail-02 etc]# yum repolist
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirrors.manchester.icecolo.com
 * extras: mirrors.manchester.icecolo.com
 * updates: mirrors.manchester.icecolo.com
repo id                        repo name                                  status
base                           CentOS-6 - Base                            6,346
extras                         CentOS-6 - Extras                             17
updates                        CentOS-6 - Updates                         1,075

So obviously it is not in this list. Does anyone know what EPEL repository I need to enable and the best way to do this so I can use YUM to install OPENDKIM ?
I have found the following but it does not watch up to the list of list if I do a  "yum repolist all"    - see information below

opendkim rpm

opendkim - A DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) milter to sign and/or verify mail

    Distribution: CentOS 6 (RHEL 6)
    Repository: EPEL x86_64
    Package name: opendkim
    Package version: 2.7.3-2.el6
    Package architecture: x86_64
    Package type: rpm
    Binary package: opendkim-2.7.3-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
    Source package: opendkim-2.7.3-2.el6.src.rpm
    Installed size: 517,11 KB
    Download size: 190,75 KB

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woolmilkporc earned 2000 total points
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You do not have the EPEL repository installed at all.

You just have the CentOS repositories.

Here is how to install EPEL (and remi):


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Do I then need to get YUM to update this, after I have run the command in the document  ?
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After installing the EPEL repository your local yum installer will know where to find opendkim.

So retry "yum install opendkim" once EPEL is installed.

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