What's the easiest way to install the 32 bit version of Linux RedHat packages?

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CA Workload Automation AE - Business Agents (AutoSys) CA Workload Automation AE - Scheduler (AutoSys) CA Workload Automation Agent

Issue/Introduction

Question:  

How to automatically install the 32bit version of any Linux RedHat package?

 

 Answer: 

Amend file  /etc/yum.conf with:

-       multilib_policy=all

 Then run:

-       yum install <package>

 

The 32 and 64bit versions of this package will be automatically installed

 

Additional Information:

 A typical /etc/yum.conf file might be:

 [main]

cachedir=/var/cache/yum

keepcache=0

debuglevel=2

logfile=/var/log/yum.log

distroverpkg=redhat-release

tolerant=1

exactarch=1

obsoletes=1

gpgcheck=1

plugins=1

 # Note: yum-RHN-plugin doesn't honor this.

metadata_expire=1h

 # Default.

# installonly_limit = 3

multilib_policy=all

# PUT YOUR REPOS HERE OR IN separate files named file.repo

 # in /etc/yum.repos.d

Environment

Release: ATSYHA99000-11.3.6-Workload Automation AE-High Availability Option
Component: