1.2.2 Ensure gpgcheck is globally activated

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The gpgcheck option, found in the main section of the /etc/yum.conf and individual /etc/yum/repos.d/* files determines if an RPM package's signature is checked prior to its installation.


It is important to ensure that an RPM's package signature is always checked prior to installation to ensure that the software is obtained from a trusted source.


Edit /etc/yum.conf and set 'gpgcheck=1' in the [main] section.
Edit any failing files in /etc/yum.repos.d/* and set all instances of gpgcheck to '1'.

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