[Novalug] Need some guidance
greg at pryzby.org
Thu Oct 29 14:45:54 EDT 2009
On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Jeff Stoner <leapfrog at freeshell.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Oct 2009, James Swanson wrote:
> > I finally got a new job. I now face a daunting task. I have a bunch
> > of CentOS machines that need to be switched over to RHES. Is there a
> > simple way to do this, or am I going to have to do something major? I
> > believe the file systems would stay the same, but is there a simple
> > conversion between the two? Thanks.
As a Red Hat employee I recommend you contact your sales person or solutions
architect for help.
As a community person, look at the packages installed and build a kickstart
file. You can use that ks file to build a RHEL machine. It should get you
close (package wise and maybe configuration) to what you had with CentOS.
> I called Red Hat and asked them about converting from CentOS to RHEL -
> it's a backup/fresh install/restore operation.
> You can try installing various Red Hat RPMs but if things get stuck, Red
> Hat won't be able to help you.
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