Chapter 1. Installing RHEL 8
For Kickstart installation, use Server as your base environment and take into account the recommendations from the SAP HANA Storage Requirements. For a test system, you can remove the default
/home file system allocation and use a large root (
/) file system.
You have downloaded the installation image for the desired and supported RHEL 8 minor release from the Red Hat Customer Portal.Important
SAP HANA is supported only on particular minor releases of RHEL 8 (for example RHEL 8.2). For more information on which minor RHEL 8 releases are supported by SAP, see the SAP note 2235581.
- You have downloaded the installation media for the desired and supported SAP HANA 2 SPS04 or SPS05 revision from the SAP Software Downloads Portal.
Boot your server from the RHEL 8 installation source.
For more information on how to boot your server from the RHEL 8 image, refer to the instructions in the Performing a standard RHEL installation guide.
Select the language and click.
Under LOCALIZATION, select the desired keyboard layout, supported languages, and time and date.
Under SOFTWARE, click Software Selection.
Select Server as your Base Environment and click .
Do not select any additional software.
Under SYSTEM, click Installation Destination.
Adapt the storage configuration according to your needs and click.Note
Take into account the recommendations from the SAP HANA Storage Requirements. For a test system, you can remove the default
/homefile system allocation and use a large root (
/) file system.
Under SYSTEM, click Network & Host Name.
- Configure your network connection and click .
Configure USER SETTINGS.
- Click Root Password.
- Set the root password and click .
- Click User Creation.
- Set the name of the user, user name, and password, then click .
Once RHEL is successfully installed, click.