The Red Hat team has completed the second maintenance update for the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2, whose beta version is now available for download.
Dedicated to building a leading Linux-based platform businesses Committing to minor bug fixes and enhancements every six months, the RHEL 8.2 beta comes with the latest new features and updates in software management, security, kernel, latest settings hardware and monitoring and performance capabilities.
RHEL 8.2 Beta with the latest additions
Continuing the pace of regular release, RHEL 8.2 adds subscription registration during installation for both new and existing customers, excluding subscription confirmation using the YUM update.
Providing better control of RHEL's life cycle for IT admins, the RHEL 8.2 Beta also offers on-site testing from RHEL 6/7 to RHEL 8.
To effectively monitor and manage large and scalable infrastructure, RHEL 8.2 further extends its monitoring and performance capability. platform, introducing PCP 5.02, which brings new collection agents for Microsoft SQL Server 2019.
The setools-gui and setools-console-analyses packages added for SELinux-policy analysis and flow controls data. Also, the administrator can now customize encryption policies throughout system with up-to-date cryptographic policies.
Tools for open source developers
RHEL 8.2 beta upgrades developer development tools open sourcesuch as GCC Toolset 9.1, Python 3.8, Maven 3.6 in its latest versions, available through the Application Streams introduced by the Red Hat team at RHEL 8.
The web console login
The RHEL 8.2 beta redesigns the web console with an option connection and configuration with a TLS client certificate.
The RHEL web console also includes an automatic logout from the current session after 15 minutes of inactivity and displays the content of the banner files on the login screen, which can be adjusted.