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Can i use RHEL without license?

asked 2014-12-07 12:52:44 -0500

jonathanSolorzano gravatar image

I want to use RHEL for server purpose, but i can't afford it, i would like to know if it's possible to run RHEL without license(that means without support) but still getting the certificates and the updates?

I was also thinking on CentOS, but still not sure because of the updates and the certificates... Also i'm considering fedora server, but, my very first option is RHEL.

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teju gravatar imageteju ( 2015-01-06 02:34:40 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-12-07 18:32:55 -0500

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Running RHEL without a license is what CentOS is for. It is very close to the corresponding RHEL release, including update channels, packages etc. but doesn't have support.

If you don't have a license for RHEL you cannot get the package updates.

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answered 2014-12-07 23:40:49 -0500

it is better to use CentOS instead.

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