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CERN CentOS 7.9 testing available.

Dear Linux users.

We are pleased to announce the updated CERN CentOS Linux (CC7) TEST version:

         CC 7.9 is available for testing
           as of Wednesday 21.10.2020.

For information about CC7, including installation instructions please visit:

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Please note that install media is not yet available. We will send an additional email when ready.

  • Updating CERN CentOS 7.8 to 7.9

CC7 system can be updated by running:

# yum --enablerepo=cr --enablerepo={updates,extras,cern}-testing --enablerepo=epel-testing clean all
# yum --enablerepo=cr --enablerepo={updates,extras,cern}-testing --enablerepo=epel-testing update
  • Agile infrastructure

As a reminder, all puppet configured machines within the QA environment will receive automatically those updates.