This document describes steps for an in-place upgrade from RHEL 6 to RHEL 7. The supported in-place upgrade path is from RHEL 6.10 to RHEL 7.9.
If you are using SAP HANA, follow How do I upgrade from RHEL 6 to RHEL 7 with SAP HANA instead. Note that the upgrade path for RHEL with SAP HANA might differ.
The process of upgrading from the latest version of RHEL 6 to the latest version of RHEL 7 consists of the following steps:
- Check that Red Hat supports the upgrade of your system. See Chapter 1, Planning an upgrade for more information.
- Prepare your system for the upgrade by installing required repositories and packages and by removing unsupported packages. See Chapter 2, Preparing a RHEL 6 system for the upgrade got more information.
- Check your system for problems that might affect your upgrade using the Preupgrade Assistant. See Chapter 3, Assessing upgrade suitability for more information.
- Upgrade your system by running the Red Hat Upgrade Tool. See Chapter 4, Upgrading your system from RHEL 6 to RHEL 7 for more information.