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If RHEL binary compatibility is not strictly required and if using in-tree kernel modules only (i.e.: no out-of-tree kmods are required), CentOS Stream should remain a viable option. Otherwise you can use one of the new RHEL clones, such as AlmaLinux, RockyLinux or even Oracle Unbreakable Linux (in this case, be sure to select the RHEL-compatible kernel ...


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I had to get our system off CentOS6 (we'd been slacking) when the news about 8 hit. Ultimately I wound up moving us off of DevOps and CentOS to Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS release). I realize that it's not a 1:1 move, but we were largely using web servers and most of our setup could be replicated in Ubuntu. The pain points were Switching users. CentOS uses httpd for ...


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This answer is biased - I'm working for a company making an RHEL clone. You have multiple options: Migrate to stable platforms with a good history like Debian and Ubuntu. Ubuntu actually became even more popular last year when it comes to enterprise market. They made a huuuuge pivot. Migrate to SUSE Linux - they have a very similar business model to RHEL. ...


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sudo always uses the user account's password. If user has sudo privileges, then the user can execute commands as root, after entering his own password in the sudo prompt. In your example, you are seeing the effects of sudo ticket validity period. Once sudo is run for the first time, it asks for a password. After that, it creates a ticket that is valid for a ...


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Simply as another datum, this issue has been the impetus I needed to decide to end twenty-some years of using RH/CentOS for production deployments (I think I started with Red Hat 4.1). All my new deployments are Debian (unless clients specifically request C7 and indicate their understanding that we'll be back for another rebuild in 24 months) and I'm in the ...


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For CentOS 7, I suggest CloudLinux 7 — I guess they will do the same as they did for CentOS 6? A replacement for CentOS 8 is Alma Linux.


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Example of message is follow: 2021-10-13T14:41:10.866435-07:00 X 156613: X-Switch: .Oct 13 13:40:44 PST: %LINEPROTO-SW1-5-UPDOWN: Line protocol on Interface GigabitEthernet195/1/0/11, changed state to down Seems that PROGRAMNAME points to the number which is incremented by one with every message, in this specific case 156613: $template TmplAuth, "/var/...


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