- RHEL for SAP HANA Premium subscription
- RHEL for SAP HANA Standard subscription with RHEL EUS Add-On
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions Premium Subscription
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions Standard Subscription
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
- How to subscribe a RHEL 6 SAP HANA or RHEL 6 for SAP Solutions system to Extended Update Support (EUS) channels?
- Does the RHEL for SAP HANA Premium subscription provide access to EUS channels?
- Do Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions Premium and Standard subscriptions include access to EUS channels?
Any of the subscriptions below are required to access RHEL 6.7 EUS channels
- for x86_64 platform
NOTE: The EUS Add-on is a separate subscription that needs to be purchased and is not included with the Standard RHEL for SAP HANA Subscription)
Access the "Red Hat Customer Portal:- Subscription Inventory page" to verify whether the appropriate subscriptions required to access EUS are available under your Red Hat account.
When using Red Hat Satellite server check that relevant SAP repositories are synchronized on Sattelite server as described in How to configure Satellite server to synchronize SAP related repositories?.
NOTE: If you are an existing RHEL 6.7 for SAP Solutions customer, are already subscribed to EUS channels, and want to take advantage of the support extension to 31 March 2019, please skip Steps 1 and 2 in the Resolution section below and start with Step 3.3 "Enable the EUS yum repositories.".
Please note, that SAP has meanwhile also stated support for RHEL 6.10 for SAP Solutions (as per SAP Note 2694292). RHEL 6.10 is currently in Maintenance Support phase 2 which is scheduled to end on 30 November 2020. That said, Red Hat does support migration of SAP HANA workloads from RHEL 6 to RHEL 7 via in-place upgrades from RHEL 6.10 to RHEL 7.4. For more information about the RHEL Life Cycle see https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata
1. Register system
If the system was not yet registered, register system to either Red Hat Satellite or Red Hat Customer portal using Red Hat Subscription management.
Register the system to Red Hat Customer Portal or to Red Hat Satellite server 6.
subscription-manager register --username=XXXX --password=XXXX
Install katello-ca-consumer-[host]-X.rpm from the satellite server before registering the system to Satellite 6.
2. Attach the 'SAP HANA' subscription
Attach the Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA Subscription to the system. This process involves two steps
2.1. Find the pool id of the RHEL for SAP HANA subscription.
subscription-manager list --available
2.2. Attach the subscription to the system
subscription-manager attach --pool=XXXX
3. Enable only EUS repositories
When registering the system, all the default yum repositories associated with a subscription are enabled. Disable all the enabled yum repositories and enable only the required repositories (EUS repository and RHEL for SAP HANA repository). The same steps can be followed for a server which is already registered to Red Hat Customer portal or to Satellite using Red Hat Subscription management.
3.1. Set the release to one of the SAP HANA certified version of RHEL and clear the yum cache. For setting the minor release as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
subscription-manager release --set=6.7 yum clean all
3.2. Disable all yum repositories that were enabled by default
subscription-manager repos --disable="*"
3.3. Enable the EUS yum repositories
for x86_64 platform on or before December 31, 2018
subscription-manager repos --enable="rhel-sap-hana-for-rhel-6-server-eus-rpms" --enable="rhel-6-server-eus-rpms" --enable="rhel-sfs-for-rhel-6-server-eus-rpms"
for x86_64 platform on or after January 1, 2019
subscription-manager repos --enable="rhel-sap-hana-for-rhel-6-server-eus-rpms" --enable="rhel-6-server-for-sap-hana-eus-rpms" --enable="rhel-sfs-for-rhel-6-for-sap-hana-eus-rpms"
4. Enable EUS High Availability repositories
If the system is also required to be subscribed to
High availability repository, then execute the below command
On or before December 31, 2018
subscription-manager repos --enable="rhel-ha-for-rhel-6-server-eus-rpms"
On or after January 1, 2019
subscription-manager repos --enable="rhel-ha-for-rhel-6-for-sap-hana-eus-rpms"
5. Where to look for additional documentation
Extended update support for SAP HANA is offered beginning with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7. If the system is on a release previous to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7, it must be updated to 6.7 first as EUS is not offered for RHEL for SAP HANA for any previous releases. Refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle page for a list of EUS releases and the dates on which that support ends.
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