BigFix Patch is pleased to announce support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 on x86_64.
The new site called ‘Patches for RHEL 8’ uses dnf, which is RHEL 8’s default package manager, and contains content from the following channels for RHEL 8 systems:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - BaseOS (RPMs)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - AppStream (RPMs)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for x86_64 - Supplementary (RPMs)
Actions to Take
RHEL 8 requires BigFix Client version 9.5 Patch 14 (18.104.22.168).
Subscribe to the Patches for RHEL 8 site from the License Overview Dashboard. If the site is not showing in the License Overview dashboard, update your license from the dashboard by clicking ‘Check for license update’, then run the BigFix Administration Tool.
You will also need to upgrade the RHSM download plug-in to version 22.214.171.124. Upgrade the RHSM download plug-in from the Manage Download Plug-ins dashboard, available from the ‘Patching Support’ site.
Users of the RHSM download cacher will need to update to version 126.96.36.199:
Windows - http://software.bigfix.com/download/bes/util/RHSMDownloadCacher.exe
Linux - http://software.bigfix.com/download/bes/util/RHSMDownloadCacher-linux.tar.gz
Patches for RHEL 8, site version 2
Patching Support, site version 882
For more information about BigFix Patch for RHEL, see: https://help.hcltechsw.com/bigfix/9.5/patch/Patch/Patch_RH/c_introduction.html
Application Engineering Team