How do I get the no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Subscription or renew it?

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Environment

Issue

  • How to procure the no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Subscription.
  • How to renew the no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Subscription.

Resolution

  • The no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Subscription is for development use & testing purpose only and may not be used in production.

  • When you register on Red Hat Developer Portal, you will be entitled to Red Hat Developer Subscription for Individuals

  • We recommend you follow our Getting Started Guide which covers downloading and installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux on a physical system or virtual machine (VM) using your choice of VirtualBox, VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, or Linux KVM/Libvirt.

  • Like the fee-based version, this is a 12 months subscription you will need to renew each year. To renew your no cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer subscription, you will need to wait until your current subscription expires.

  • To renew your subscription, you will need to follow the steps below:

    • Log-in to the Red Hat Developer Portal
    • Agree to the Terms & Conditions when prompted by the 'Additional Action Required' page. If the 'Additional Action Required' page does not automatically show up, proceed to the Product Download page.
    • Select the product & click submit.
  • You may need to remove and then re-attach your renewed subscription to the system after accepting T&Cs

# subscription-manager remove --all
# subscription-manager clean
# subscription-manager register
# subscription-manager attach --auto

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