Group Installations

On CentOS, RHEL and probably other rpm-based distributions, it is possible to install sets of packages that are teamed together in logical groups. These groups will install all packages that are required for a specific function.

You can get a list of available package groups with:

yum grouplist

You can get a description of a group and the list of the packages that will be installed with:

yum groupinfo 'Group Name'

...for example:

yum groupinfo 'SNMP Support'

Finally, you can install a group of packages with:

yum groupinstall 'Group Name'