What is the proper method to remove old kernels from a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system?

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Issue

  • How can I remove old kernel packages from a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system?
  • Two kernel packages are appearing in my system, how to remove the older kernel package?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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