Netooze Launches Oracle Linux 8.3 OS Template

March 8, 2022

Netooze introduced the ability to create a server using the Oracle Linux 8.3 template.

Regardless of the operating system kernel version, Oracle Linux maintains compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Oracle Linux 8.3 includes UEK R6 along with the Red Hat Compatible (RHCK) kernel in the installation image. UEK R6 is included and installed by default and is the default kernel on first boot. The UEK R6 kernel offers more innovation than other commercial Linux kernels.
Oracle Linux 8.3 version supports dynamic programming languages:

  • Ruby 2.7.1
  • Chapter: 14
  • python38:3.8
  • php:7.4
  • nginx:1.18
  • perl:5.30
  • squid:4 (version 4.11)
  • httpd:2.4
  • git packages 2.27

Red Hat Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK):

  • The lshw command now provides additional information about the processor
  • /dev/random and /dev/urandom are partially supported on Kernel Crypto API DRBG
  • Added Berkeley Advanced Packet Filter for Virtual Machines (KVM)
  • libbpf support is now available
  • Support for the Mellanox ConnectX-6 Dx network adapter is now included in the template, the driver is loaded automatically
  • TSX is disabled by default on Intel processors that support disabling it

Support for infrastructure services:

  • Bind (version 9.11)
  • Powertop (version 2.12)
  • Tuned (version 2.14.0
  • tcpdump (version 4.9.3)
  • iperf3

Support for security libraries:

  • gnutls (version 3.6.14)
  • Libreswan (version 3.32)
  • libseccomp library (version 2.4.3)
  • libkcapi (version 1.2.0)
  • libssh library (version 0.9.4)
  • settools (version 4.3.0)
  • stunnel (version 5.56)

The Oracle Linux 8.3 template is already available in the control panel.

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