Red Hat support policy regarding third party packages in RHEL

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  • When installing third-party software products on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers, occasionally existing rpms get overwritten by the vendor rpms.
  • If users are required to install third-party software, how would that affect getting Red Hat support on those servers?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)


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