eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

For fully virtualized guests, we could link up our new guest instance to a CD image and install from there, which was easier than setting up the networked installation tree that paravirtualized instances require.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 - SELinux Troubleshooter

RHEL5s handy troubleshooting tool for SELinux prompted us from the notification area in our system tray when an application we ran triggered an SELinux denial.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 - Installation Numbers

RHEL5 comes with a new bit of licensing-related information to track: installation numbers that tell RHELs installer which package channels youre authorized to use.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 - Choosing the Right Windows HAL

In order to install Windows Server 2003 on our RHEL5 Xen host, we had to hit the F5 key when the Windows installer first loaded and select the Standard PC Hardware Abstraction Layer.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 - Linux Management Tool

RHEL5s new SELinux management tool made it much easier for us to visualize and adjust the security systems coverage areas.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 - Remote Management Still to Come

RHEL5s virtualization management client will eventually allow control of remote Xen hosts. For now, those options remain grayed out pending a future update.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 - New Software Tools

RHEL5 ships with new software management tools from Fedora. We were pleased to find that software problems we encountered in RHEL 5 Beta 1 have been ironed out.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 - Virtualization Documentation

RHEL5 comes with solid documentation for the systems new Xen virtualization implementation.

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