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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Migration Planning Guide

Migrating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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This guide documents migration of systems running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

1. Document Conventions
1.1. Typographic Conventions
1.2. Pull-quote Conventions
1.3. Notes and Warnings
2. We Need Feedback!
1. Introduction
1.1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
1.2. Application Compatibility
2. Installation
2.1. Kernel and Boot Options
2.2. Graphical Installer
2.2.1. Devices and Disks
2.2.2. Kickstart
2.2.3. Networking
2.3. Text-Based Installer
3. Storage and File Systems
3.1. RAID
3.2. ext4
3.3. fusecompress
3.4. blockdev
4. Networking and Services
4.1. Interfaces and Configuration
4.2. Service Initialization
4.3. IPTables/Firewalls
4.4. BIND
4.5. NTP
4.6. Kerberos
4.7. Mail
4.7.1. Sendmail
4.7.2. Exim
4.7.3. Dovecot
4.8. MySQL®
4.9. PostgreSQL
4.10. Drupal
4.11. Squid
4.12. Bluetooth
4.13. Cron
4.14. Logging
5. Command Line Tools
5.1. Grep
5.2. Sed
5.3. Pcre
5.4. Shells
6. Desktop
7. Security and Authentication
7.1. SELinux
7.2. SSSD
7.3. LDAP
7.3.1. Converting slapd configuration
7.4. Checksums
7.5. Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)
7.6. System Users
8. Kernel
8.1. Kernel
9. Package And Driver Changes
9.1. System Configuration Tools Changes
9.2. Bash (Bourne-Again Shell)
9.3. Other Package Changes
9.4. Driver Changes
9.5. Library Changes
A. Revision History