Upgrading from RHEL 6 to RHEL 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Instructions for an in-place upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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Abstract

This document provides instructions on how to perform an in-place upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 to RHEL 8. Upgrading to RHEL 8 is a two-stage process. First you have to upgrade your system from RHEL 6 to RHEL 7 followed by an upgrade to RHEL 8.