The Red Hat team finally completed the second update for the next Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 which is now available for download.

Dedicated to building a leading Linux Enterprise platform with minor bug fixes commitments every six months, RHEL 8.2 Beta features the most recent new features and software updates, security, kernel, hardware configuration and performance monitoring and performance capabilities.

RHEL 8.2 Beta With The Most Recent Additions

Following the regular release tempo, RHEL 8.2 adds subscription registrations for both new and existing clients during installation, excluding the YUM update on the subscription confirmation.

RHEL 8.2 Beta also delivers on-site testing of upgrades from RHEL 6/7 to RHEL 8 to provide better control over the lifecycle of the RHEL estate for IT managers.

RHEL 8.2 improves the platform’s control and management capabilities by adding Management Co-Pilot (PCP) 5.02, which includes new collector agents for Microsoft SQL Server 2019 in order to effectively track and manage a wide and scalable network.

RHEL 8.2 Beta tightens integration for all supported architectures with the eBPF (Extended Berkeley Packet Filter).

Customization Of Security

Packages included for SELinux policy analysis and data-flow checks are setools-gui and setools-console-analyses. In addition, the administrator can now personalize system-wide cryptographic policies with modified cryptographic policies.

Tools For Open Source Developers

RHEL 8.2 Beta updates to its latest versions of Open Source Developer tools like GCC Toolset 9.1, Python 3.8, Maven 3.6, which have been released in the Red Hat team in RHEL 8 series with the application streams.

Login To The Web Console

RHEL 8.2 beta redesign of a web console with a login option and a TLS client certificate.

The web console also displays the current session’s auto logo after 15 minutes of inactivity and the content of the banner files which can be configured on the login screen.

You can check the beta version before the final release of RHEL 8.2 after subscription via the Red Hat customer portal or register for no-cost User Subscription.


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