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yum-nginx-api is a go API for uploading RPMs to yum repositories and configurations for running NGINX to serve them. It is a deployable solution with Docker or a single 8MB statically linked Linux binary. yum-nginx-api enables CI tools to be used for uploading RPMs and managing yum repositories.

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A GO API for managing yum repos and NGINX to serve them

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yum-nginx-api is a go API for uploading RPMs to yum repositories and also configurations for running NGINX to serve them.

It is a deployable solution with Docker or a single 8MB statically linked Linux binary. yum-nginx-api enables CI tools to be used for uploading RPMs and managing yum repositories.

Included in this project is a go package repojson that can be used to read a repodata directory and return a JSON array of all packages in the primary.sqlite.(bz2|xz). For usage go to RepoJSON

Problems solved with this project:

  1. Serves updates to Red Hat / CentOS really fast and easily scalable.
  2. Limited options for a self-service yum repository to engineers via an API.
  3. Continuous Integration (CI) tools like Jenkins can build, sync, and promote yum repositories with this project unlike Red Hat Satellite Server and Spacewalk.
  4. Poor documentation on installing a yum repository with NGINX.

Requirements:

  1. Server (Bare-metal/VM)
  2. NGINX
  3. Go >= 1.9.1 (Optional)
  4. xgo (Optional)
  5. Docker >=17.09/1.32 (Optional)
  6. Docker Compose >=1.16.1 (Optional)

Run only API

docker run -d -p 8080:8080 --name yumapi finraos/yum-nginx-api

Run Docker Compose

docker-compose up

How to build yum-nginx-api (Go & Docker)

# This projects needs CGO if not on Linux
git clone https://github.com/FINRAOS/yum-nginx-api.git
cd yum-nginx-api
make build # Linux only
make cc # OS X only
make docker

How to Install yum-nginx-api (Binary)

make build # Linux only
make cc # OS X only

Configuration File yumapi.yaml

Configuration file can be JSON, TOML, YAML, HCL, or Java properties

# createrepo workers, default is 2
createrepo_workers:
# http max content upload, default is 10000000 <- 10MB
max_content_length:
# yum repo directory, default is ./
upload_dir:
# port to run http server, default is 8080
port:
# max retries to retry failed createrepo, default is 3
max_retries:

API Usage

Post binary RPM to API endpoint:

curl -F file=@yobot-4.6.2.noarch.rpm http://localhost:8080/api/upload

List repo contents package name, arch, version and summary:

curl http://localhost:8080/api/repo

Successful post:

[{
    "name": "yobot",
    "arch": "x86_64",
    "version": "4.6.2",
    "summary": "Shenandoah RPM"
},{
    "name": "yum-nginx-api-test",
    "arch": "x86_64",
    "version": "0.1",
    "summary": "Yum NGINX API Test RPM"
}]

Health check API endpoint

curl http://localhost/api/health

RepoJSON

package main

import (
    "encoding/json"
    "fmt"

    "github.com/FINRAOS/yum-nginx-api/repojson"
)

func main() {
    ar, err := repojson.RepoJSON("./")
    if err != nil {
	    fmt.Println(err)
    }
    js, err := json.Marshal(ar)
    if err != nil {
	    fmt.Println(err)
    }
    fmt.Println(string(js))
}

Contributing & Sponsor

More information on how to contribute to this project including sign off and the DCO agreement, please see the project's GitHub wiki for more information.

FINRA has graciously allocated time for their internal development resources to enhance yum-nginx-api and encourages participation in the open source community. Want to join FINRA? Please visit http://technology.finra.org/careers.html.

FINRA Technology

License Type

yum-nginx-api project is licensed under Apache License Version 2.0

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