What does Beta mean in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and can I upgrade a RHEL Beta installation to a General Availability (GA) release?

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  • Can I upgrade from a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta version to the Generally Available (GA) release?
  • Does Red Hat provide the support on the software in its Beta or High-Touch Beta repositories?
  • Can RHEL Beta releases be considered for production use cases?
  • I want to participate in testing RHEL before it is released. Is this possible?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Beta

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