Linux distribution CentOS 7.4 -1708 available. This release is based on the latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 released one month earlier in early August of 2017.
Technically, CentOS is a derivative of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) but is free from the obligation of purchase of service maintenance. Obviously, CentOS is always the same as RHEL except change the name and trademark, remove content or software package for non-open-source third-party in the edition of CentOS, packaging to suit the requirements of the open source license is a Linux distribution.
In essence, both have the same innovations as the new kernel, which for example include drivers for NVMe over Fabric.
A number of updates are included as is the case in the field of Cryptography. Be prepared for that again using SHA-1 and remove the SSH protocol 1.0 and SSL cryptographic environment entirely from 2.0. As a complement, added OpenSSL support for DTLS and ECDHE for sendmail.
A new feature is displayed as a Technology Preview in CentOS and RHEL 7.4 by introducing. With a larger version of the leap, it is advisable to OpenLDAP server operators to carefully before upgrading, because the service could not serve again when done wrong procedure when performing the update. Mainstream open source software are generally well-maintained and all updates are also added after freezing version and can be found in barns repository Updates. Users are recommended to update their systems immediately after installation with the update using yum gadget.
For those who like CentOS, to check the version of CentOS is being used can use the command through a terminal like below:
Then later on it will display the version of centos you use.
In addition we can also use the redhat-release, because CentOS arguably his free version of Red Hat.
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