Managing package repositories in an enterprise setting can present numerous challenges, especially when it comes to efficient storage, conservation of internet bandwidth, and ensuring build consistency. Fortunately, the Pulp software package provides an elegant solution to these challenges for most of the common Linux distributions and lends itself well to effective management in the enterprise.

In this chapter, you learned how to install Pulp to begin patching an Enterprise Linux environment. You then learned how to build repositories in Pulp for both RPM-based and DEB-based Linux distributions through hands-on examples, before gaining practical knowledge of deploying the appropriate Pulp configuration and updating packages using ...

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