Appendix A. Customer Portal Labs Relevant For Migration

Red Hat Customer Portal Labs are tools designed to help you improve performance, troubleshoot issues, identify security problems, and optimize configuration. This appendix provides an overview of Red Hat Customer Portal Labs relevant to migration. All Red Hat Customer Portal Labs are available at http://access.redhat.com/labs/.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Upgrade Helper

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update Helper is a tool that helps you upgrade your Red Hat Enterprise Linux from version 6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8/6.9 to version 7.x. The only information that you need to provide is your upgrade path. This application shows you:
  • the basic steps to upgrade Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • extra steps that prevent known issues specific to your upgrade scenario
This application supports the following upgrade paths:
  • 6.5 to 7.4
  • 6.6 to 7.4
  • 6.7 to 7.4
  • 6.8 to 7.4
  • 6.9 to 7.4

Product Life Cycle Checker

The Product Life Cycle Checker is a tool for viewing Red Hat products' life-cycle information, including General Availability, End of Support, and End of Life. With this tool, it is possible to choose multiple products and view their dates.