This plugin extends yum with some commands that give verification
information on the installed system, much like rpm -V. You can change
how the verification is done and which files it applies to. In case
any mismatches are found, the exit status is set to 1.
added yum commands are:
all of which take the same arguments as the list yum command. You can
only verify packages that are installed on the system.
verify Is the generic verification command, and is intended to give
the most useful output. It removes all false matches due to
multilib and ignores changes to configuration files by
Does the same checks as rpm -V.
Is used to list all the differences, including some that rpm
itself will ignore.
These are the options added to yum that are available in the verify
commands. They are:
This option is used to limit the filenames that the packages
will perform verification.
This option is only useful in the generic verify command, and
will enable/disable verification of files that are tagged as
To do the same as rpm -Va, use:
To verify the packages starting with the name yum, use:
yum verify 'yum*'
To verify the binaries that are in a bin directory, use:
yum verify --verify-filenames='*bin/*'
To verify all include files, Eg. for multilib problems, use:
yum verify-all --verify-filenames='/usr/include/*'
Currently yum-verify does not do verify-script checking or dependency checking,
only file checking.
Should you find any other bugs, you should first
consult the FAQ section on http://yum.baseurl.org/wiki/Faq and if unsuccessful
in finding a resolution contact the mailing list: email@example.com.
To file a bug use http://bugzilla.redhat.com for Fedora/RHEL/Centos
related bugs and http://yum.baseurl.org/report for all other bugs.
This page is part of the yum-utils (Yum Package Manager utilities)
project. Information about the project can be found at
⟨http://yum.baseurl.org/⟩. If you have a bug report for this manual
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James Antill 01 March 2008 yum-verify(1)