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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 Announcement

Today Red Hat announces the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise 
Linux 6.2, which delivers to customers a second wave of feature 
enhancements and demonstrates the continued value that Red Hat delivers 
as part of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 lifecycle.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 delivers significant improvements in 
virtualization, resource management and high availability, and offers 
new features in storage and file system performance and identity 
management. The key benefits for organizations employing Red Hat 
Enterprise Linux 6.2 are higher levels of efficiency realized through 
resource management and performance optimization, along with enhanced 
business agility through additional security and flexibility for 
virtualized and clustered deployments.

Specifically, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2:

  * provides simplified management tools for storage, clusters, 
filesystems, and virtualized resources including capabilities for 
resource management, SLAs, and user identity;
  * improves performance out of the box for virtualized guests, storage, 
networked filesystems, and clusters;
  * delivers additional scalability across file systems and virtualized 
resources; and;
  * achieves critical security certifications required by large 
enterprises and government agencies.

These features and enhancements highlight Red Hat Enterprise Linux 
advantages as an operating system platform for the next generation 
enterprise.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 Beta Announcement

Dear Red Hat customers and partners:

Today, we are pleased to announce the availability of the beta
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2.  This beta includes a broad
set of updates to the existing feature set and also provides
rich new functionality particularly in the areas of performance
and scaling, identity management, high availability, advanced
storage, and networking as well as enablement for the latest
hardware and architectures.   

Already the established leader as both a virtual machine guest
and hypervisor host, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 introduces
new features and enhanced functionality that reinforces Red Hat
Enterprise Linux as the standard operating system platform for
the enterprise.

Key functionality in this beta include:

Performance and Scaling

o Kernel-level optimizations implemented in the process
  scheduler, networking, virtualization, and I/O subsystems
  will improve performance and scalability.
o Faster creation of ext4 file systems and improved response
  times in XFS for certain workloads.
o Improved CPU controller, scalability and enhanced resource
  management features to set processor utilization ceilings.

Identity Management

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 now available

Red Hat today announced the general availability of the seventh
update to its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 platform with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5.7.  This release is important for our customers
who wish to remain on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 while gaining some
of the benefits of Red Hat Enterprise Linux  6.

Key highlights of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 include:

* Hardware enablement
  - Support for new hardware delivered in 2011, including Intel, AMD,
    POWER and IBM System z
  - Encompasses processors, chipsets and new drivers for storage,
    networking, and graphics

* Introducing Subscription Manager to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  - Enables improved tracking of subscriptions and usage; first
    introduced in RHEL 6.1

* Virtualization improvements
  - Improved migration convergence speed for KVM
  - Several performance improvements for Xen hypervisor

* SCAP support
  - Support for the Security Content Automation Protocol, including
    a library and set of utilities. Allows security managers to verify
    security configuration and vulnerability status

* Networking and Storage improvements
  - New Features for network bridging and LDAP features for autofs
    to improve centralized management of user filesystems in an
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 Beta Announcement

Today, we announced to the availability of the beta of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5.7, the 7th update since 2007.  As with every
update, Red Hat engineering has aggregated the bug fixes, security
patches and new features while maintaining hardware and application
compatibility.  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 also introduces new
enterprise features, including OpenSCAP security reporting,
cross-platform development tools and Red Hat’s new Subscription
Manager.

We encourage you to download and test the Beta via the Customer
Portal athttps://access.redhat.com/downloads/.

More information on this beta is available on the Red Hat news blog
http://www.redhat.com/about/news/blog/Red-Hat-Enterprise-Linux-5-7-Released-in-Beta

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 now available

We announced today the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1
which provides our customers with more flexibility, efficiency and
control of their data center.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 is the first service pack since the
release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.  As with every service pack,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 consolidates all patches and security
updates since the introduction of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and
maintains application compatibility, ISV and IHV support.

Already the established leader as both a virtual machine guest and
hypervisor host, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 introduces new
features that solidify Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the standard
operating system platform for the enterprise.  To that end, this
service pack:

* Sets a new SpecVirt record in multi-core scaling due to its
   reduced overhead of networking and storage.  It also brings more
   control to managing the virtual machine with enhanced resource
   management (cgroups) to ensure predictable performance of
   critical applications.

* Achieves better performance and provides more configuration
   options for advanced networking storage.  Enhancements to FCoE,
   Data Center Bridging and iSCSI offload allow networked storage to
   deliver the quality of service commonly associated with directly
   connected storage.

* Achieves more enterprise reliability with support for the latest
   availability features like hot-plug of processor and memory.
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 Beta Announcement

Red Hat is pleased to announce the availability of the Beta of the
first update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.  This Beta is an update
to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 platform that was made available
to customers beginning in November 2010.  The following variants
are supported by today's Beta:

     - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client 6 for x86 and
       AMD64/Intel(r) 64

     - Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Performance Compute Node 6 for
       AMD64/Intel(r) 64

     - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for x86, AMD64/Intel(r) 64,
       IBM System z(r) and IBM POWER(r)

     - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation for x86 and
       AMD64/Intel(r) 64

To learn more about this release, visit our blog announcement here:

     http://www.press.redhat.com

Please refer to the online Release Notes for technical details on
noteworthy improvements in the Beta.  This is also where you will
find the most up-to-date information on known issues.

http://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/96/html/6.1_Release_Notes/index.html 

We are grateful to the community and our partners for their
assistance in developing this Beta release.  We encourage you to
download, install, and run this release and look forward to
receiving valuable testing feedback.  It is this level of
participation that continues to validate the success of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux as a trusted datacenter platform.

Please note that this Beta release is intended for testing purposes
only.  This early access software is not supported and is not
intended for production environments.  Please do not publish any
benchmark or performance results based on this Beta release.
Upgrades will *not* be supported from this Beta software to
subsequent milestones or official releases.

The software, including installable images, are available for
download via the Beta channels in Red Hat Network (RHN):

     https://rhn.redhat.com/rhn/software/channels/Beta.do

Thank you for your interest in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta
program.

Sincerely,

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Team
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 GA Announcement

Red Hat is pleased to announce the availability of the
latest update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, release 5.6
(with kernel-2.6.18-238.el5) for a family of products
including:

 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Advanced Platform for x86,
   AMD64/Intel(r) 64, Itanium Processor Family, Power
   Systems and System z
 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server for x86,
   AMD64/Intel(r) 64, Itanium Processor Family, Power
   Systems and System z
 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop for x86 and
   AMD64/Intel(r) 64

The Release Notes are available on the media as well as
online as part of the general documentation.  The online
version of the Release Notes will contain the latest data.

The Technical Notes are only available online.  Please
see the Documentation section in this announcement for
locating the online Release Notes and Technical Notes.

Additional Information
----------------------

Additional information is provided below on Accessing the
Software, Documentation, Support, and Mailing Lists.

Enjoy the latest update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Team

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Accessing the Software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 is available to existing
Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscribers via RHN.  The update
will be in the appropriate channels in your account.
Installable binary and source ISO images are available
via Red Hat Network at:

  https://rhn.redhat.com/network/software/download_isos_full.pxt

You will be required to log in using a valid RHN account
with active entitlements.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 errata are available at:

  https://rhn.redhat.com/

Documentation
-------------

Release Notes and Technical Notes for this update are
available on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 site at:

  http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

The Release Notes are also on your Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 installed system in the redhat-release-notes
package.

Support
-------

Red Hat Enterprise Linux customers using the Technical
Account Manager (TAM) Service should raise all issues and
questions with this release using your current Issue
Tracker account.  If you're interested in the Technical
Account Manager Service, visit:

  https://access.redhat.com/support/offerings/tam/

All other customers can raise questions and issues through
the normal Red Hat support channels.  Details can be found
at:

  https://access.redhat.com/support/

Mailing Lists
-------------

Red Hat has a public mailing list for communication during
this and all future Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 programs.

* rhelv5-announce redhat com

  A low-volume, moderated, announcement-only mailing list.
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  such as notifications when releases are available or
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 Beta Announcement

Red Hat is pleased to announce the availability of the
latest beta update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, release 5.6
(with kernel-2.6.18-229.el5) for a family of products
including:

  - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Advanced Platform for x86,
    AMD64/Intel(r) 64, Itanium Processor Family, Power
    Systems and System z
  - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server for x86,
    AMD64/Intel(r) 64, Itanium Processor Family, Power
    Systems and System z
  - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop for x86 and
    AMD64/Intel(r) 64

Enhancements
------------

The Beta Release Notes are available on the media as well
as online as part of the general documentation. The online
version of the Beta Release Notes will contain the latest
data. The Beta Technical Notes are only available online.
Please see the Documentation section in this announcement
for locating the online Release Notes and Technical Notes.

The following list summarizes improvements to this
release:

* System
   - bind 9.7 - improved DNSsec support
   - PHP 5.3 - support for namespaces
   - ebtables - Ethernet layer firewall
   - dropwatch - network stack packet analysis
   - IPA fonts - Japan JIS X 0213:2004 support
   - sssd - offline credential caching

Additional Information
----------------------

Additional information is provided below on Accessing the
Software, Documentation, Support, and Mailing Lists.

Enjoy the latest Beta update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Team

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Accessing the Software
----------------------

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 Beta is available to existing
Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscribers via RHN.  The update
will be in the appropriate channels in your account.
Installable binary and source ISO images are available
via Red Hat Network at:

   https://rhn.redhat.com/network/software/download_isos_full.pxt

You will be required to log in using a valid RHN account
with active entitlements.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 errata are available at:

   https://rhn.redhat.com/

Documentation
-------------

Release Notes and Technical Notes for this Beta are
available on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 site at:

   http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

The Release Notes are also on your Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 installed system in the redhat-release-notes
package.

Support
-------

Red Hat Enterprise Linux customers using the Technical
Account Manager (TAM) Service should raise all issues and
questions with this release using your current Issue
Tracker account.  If you're interested in the Technical
Account Manager Service, visit:

   https://access.redhat.com/support/offerings/tam/

All other customers can raise questions and issues through
the normal Red Hat support channels.  Details can be found
at:

   https://access.redhat.com/support/

Mailing Lists
-------------

Red Hat has a public mailing list for communication during
this and all future Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 programs.

* rhelv5-announce redhat com

   A low-volume, moderated, announcement-only mailing list.
   Red Hat will use this list to communicate one-way
   information about Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 programs,
   such as notifications when releases are available or
   solicitations for feedback.  Subscribe at:

   https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/rhelv5-announce

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   Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 releases.  Subscribe at:

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