I am migrating a classic LAMP application from Red Hat 5.3 to EC2, and cannot find a CentOS 5.3 image in the community to meet my needs. I don't have time to roll my own AMI. Creating my own repo and updating Amazon's stock Fedora 8 has so far proved difficult, and I am concerned that using it as a base will expose security holes, although the kernel has been updated to
- Can anybody recommend a RHEL5.3 binary compatible AMI?
- If not, where is the information on backported security fixes to the Fedora 8 repo? I was under the impression it had reached EOL.
The idea of running Fedora 8 in production is abhorrent to me - can anybody explain why it's offered by Amazon and whether it's suitably patched?