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Is your server not on the 'net?
without access to a yum server?
If it were, you could try the steps for public-yum.oracle.com outlined in this white paper: http://www.oracle.com/us/technologies/linux/uek-for-linux-177034.pdf
If not, you could try setting up a local EL5.5 yum repo based on mounted DVD ISO as described here: http://blogs.oracle.com/sergio/2008/10/installing_oraclevalidated_fro.html Upgrade your EL5.4 guest using the local repo first, don't reboot. and then follow the steps in the white paper. Without access to the 'net, I'm not sure how you plan on downloading the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel.
No, the company has a restrictive policy regarding outside connections....
You could probably download the 5.4 x86_64 iso image from http://edelivery.oracle.com/linux and do the initial installation.
Then download required packages to meet yum installation dependencies from
You can check the following in order to use yum to read packages from local media.