Roadmap to upgrade from RHEL 5.8 to 6.6

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Old 03-04-2015
RedHat Roadmap to upgrade from RHEL 5.8 to 6.6


We are thinking about upgrading our RHEL platform from 5.8 to 6.6 but we've been advised we need to build new servers from scratch. For us this approach is not feasible as it requires new hardware and our servers are 1-year old.

I was wondering if somebody has done or planned for a similar upgrade and if they are willing to share their roadmap upgrade.

Thanks and good day

Fabio Gil
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Old 03-04-2015
You can build the new distribution on a new set of disks (or disk partitions) and still use the same hardware..

Or you can use new hardware (with same chipset, etc) to build new system then move over to original hardware.

You have a number of migration options.
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Old 03-04-2015
@Neo, thanks for the advise, I'll look into it.

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