Recently, after 6 months of development, the Red Hat Linux team announced the beta version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.3. The new version is a successor to RHEL 8.2 and offers better system performance, while also containing some improvements for the enterprise distribution.
What changes does Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 Beta contain?
One of the most important changes of version 8.3, are the new system roles for system logging, metrics, disk encryption, kernel and bootloader. According to the operating system development team, the new roles will help a lot in managing large system installations.
In addition to new features, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 also contains updated Application stream repositories, which contain various applications and programming languages. More specifically, the new beta version contains:
Another feature of RHEL 8.3 is the new protocols in CIS (Center for Internet Security) benchmark and in the 'Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act', also known as HIPAA. Using the new protocols, users can configure the operating system according to various security standards.
Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 Beta:
If you have an active RHEL subscription, you can download RHEL 8.3 beta directly from the Customer Portal. However, if you do not have a subscription for RHEL products, you can download the operating system from developers.redhat.com, where the system is free as part of the free RHEL Developer subscription.