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I have downloaded 4 rpm's for my Red Hat 6.4 to a private folder(\\folder1\folder2\folder3\rpms. My Red Hat server is on a closed network.  
What command syntax do I use install those specific rpm's for my Red Hat 6.4 server?
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First cd to the directory where you have your RPMS
rpm -ivh RPMNAME.rpm
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So rpm -ivh RPMNAME.rpm will perform/install the selected rpm's like yum?
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by:farzanj
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It will install RPMs.

Replace RPMNAME.rpm with the name of actual RPM that you have.

It installs RPMS but unlike YUM, it doesn't resolve dependencies.  Yum has the capability of finding the dependencies and then installing those dependencies as well.
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by:Seth Simmons
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yes they both will
the difference is, rpm will just fail if there are dependencies that don't exist while yum will detect the dependencies and attempt to install from whatever repository is configured
assuming dependencies are satisfied on your system, that rpm command will work
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$ su -c yum install /folder1/folder2/folder3/rpms/[packagename-version-arch].rpm

I believe is what you're seeking. You'll be prompted for the root password before yum runs.

$ sudo yum install /folder1/folder2/folder3/rpms/[packagename-version-arch].rpm

would prompt you for the current user's password if that user's in the /etc/sudoers file with at least yum privileges.
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