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Appendix A. RHEL 7 repositories

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Before the upgrade, ensure you have appropriate repositories enabled as described in step 4 of the procedure in Preparing a RHEL 7 system for the upgrade.

If you plan to use Red Hat Subscription Manager during the upgrade, you must enable the following repositories before the upgrade by using the subscription-manager repos --enable repository_id command:

ArchitectureRepositoryRepository ID

64-bit Intel

Base

rhel-7-server-rpms

Extras

rhel-7-server-extras-rpms

IBM POWER8 (little endian)

Base

rhel-7-for-power-le-rpms

Extras

rhel-7-for-power-le-extras-rpms

IBM Z

Base

rhel-7-for-system-z-rpms

Extras

rhel-7-for-system-z-extras-rpms

You can enable the following repositories before the upgrade by using the subscription-manager repos --enable repository_id command:

ArchitectureRepositoryRepository ID

64-bit Intel

Optional

rhel-7-server-optional-rpms

Supplementary

rhel-7-server-supplementary-rpms

IBM POWER8 (little endian)

Optional

rhel-7-for-power-le-optional-rpms

Supplementary

rhel-7-for-power-le-supplementary-rpms

IBM Z

Optional

rhel-7-for-system-z-optional-rpms

Supplementary

rhel-7-for-system-z-supplementary-rpms

Note

If you have enabled a RHEL 7 Optional or a RHEL 7 Supplementary repository before an in-place upgrade, Leapp enables the RHEL 8 CodeReady Linux Builder or RHEL 8 Supplementary repositories, respectively.

If you decide to use custom repositories, enable them per instructions in Configuring custom repositories.

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