Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16.2-Beta Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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How to access

  • You will need an active subscription with Red Hat OpenStack Platform.
  • Methods for access:
    • Content Delivery Network (CDN): Red Hat OpenStack Beta
    • Red Hat Network (RHN): not available
    • FTP: not available
  • The beta relies on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4.

Duration of beta

  • Start: July 28, 2021
  • End: mid-Aug, 2021

Updates to the beta content (CDN)

  • Will be determined at the discretion of the OpenStack product team.
  • There are no plans nor guarantees for updates to the beta code on the CDN.


  • The beta code should not be used with production data or on production systems.
  • No guarantee of support is provided, but feedback and bug reports are welcome, as are discussions with your account representative, partner contact, TAM, and so on.
  • Upgrades to or from a beta are not supported nor recommended.
  • No errata to the beta will be provided.


Known Issues

  • See Release Notes

  • Additional issues found during the beta period will be added to this section of this FAQ.