Chapter 1. Assessment with Red Hat Insights

Red Hat Insights helps you assess and monitor the health of your Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) infrastructure in order to understand your exposure and resolve configuration issues that can affect your systems.

The Insights client runs daily, by default, to check system metadata against a database of rules: sets of conditions that Red Hat knows to be potentially problematic with respect to the availability, stability, performance, or security of RHEL systems.

Your data is then uploaded to the Red Hat Insights console where you can

  • See an overview of your infrastructure’s risk exposure, by risk severity or category
  • Learn more about individual rules, details about the risks they pose, and the steps to resolve them, tailored to your individual systems