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Installing RHEL7

OpenStack Images

The recommended way of installing RHEL7 is by using the following OpenStack image (or a newer one):

  • RHEL7 - x86_64 [2022-03-01]

AIMS boot targets

If installing via PXE boot, you can use the following AIMS target (or a newer one):

  • RHEL_7_9_X86_64

Software repositories

Install software repository definitions on your previously-installed non-CERN RHEL8 system, by running as root:

# wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/rhel.repo

You may also want to consider adding the 'CERN' repository

# curl -o /etc/yum.repos.d/rhel7-cern.repo
# curl -o /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-kojiv2

Direct download: rhel7.repo.

To update your system run as root:

# /usr/bin/yum update