Chapter 22. Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions provides a consistent foundation for SAP workloads. For a list of features and benefits provided by the RHEL for SAP Solutions subscription for business critical IT landscapes, like SAP environments, see Overview of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions subscription. The following resources provide an overview of the changes between RHEL 7 and RHEL 8.

In addition to the two main RHEL repositories, BaseOS and AppStream, the RHEL 8 for SAP Solutions subscription includes the SAP Solutions and SAP NetWeaver repositories. Both repositories are required for SAP environments and workloads.

Repository name changes between RHEL 7 and RHEL 8

The following table lists the repositories that were renamed between RHEL 7 for SAP HANA / Solutions, and RHEL 8 for SAP Solutions:

Original repository name(s)New repository name(s)*Changed sinceNote

rhel-sap-hana-for-rhel-7-<server|for-power-le>-rpms

rhel-8-for-<arch>-sap-solutions-rpms

RHEL 8.0

Also applies to Extended Update Support (EUS) and Update Services for SAP Solutions (E4S) repositories

rhel-sap-for-rhel-7-<server|for-power-le>-rpms

rhel-8-for-<arch>-sap-netweaver-rpms

RHEL 8.0

Also applies to Extended Update Support (EUS) and Update Services for SAP Solutions (E4S) repositories

*This table uses examples to help identify the full repository ID, where <arch> is the specific architecture.