AlmaLinux 8 Now available on VPS servers

We are happy to announce that AlmaLinux is now available to deploy Dedicated Servers. AlmaLinux 8.3 has just been added to the available OS templates for Dedicated servers. This template is available for immediate deployment and can be selected from the "OS Reinstall" menu in the Server Panel for existing servers.

What's new in AlmaLinux?

Below is a list of notable changes/new features:

  • Matches the current RHEL release 1:1
  • Effortless transition from CentOS, with minimal investment and no software changes
  • AlmaLinux plans to offer 8.x release support commitment through 2029
  • Forever free and open-source: no licenses, no usage restrictions, freely re-distributable

For full documentation: AlmaLinux 8.3 Release Notes

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OS Templates Overview

Please find an updated list of templates available for dedicated server installations below.

Existing OS Install Options

  • None (Install via IPMI)

  • CentOS 7.x (64 bit)

  • CentOS 8.x (64 bit)

  • CentOS 8 Stream (64 bit)

  • Debian 8 Jessie (64 bit)

  • Debian 9 Stretch (64 bit)

  • Debian 10 Buster (64 bit)

  • Rocky Linux 8 (64 bit)

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit)

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64 bit)

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (64 bit)

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (64 bit)

  • Windows Server 2016 (Essentials)

  • Windows Server 2016 (Standard)

  • Windows Server 2016 (Datacenter)

  • Windows Server 2019 (Essentials)

  • Windows Server 2019 (Standard)

  • Windows Server 2019 (Datacenter)

New OS Template

  • AlmaLinux 8.x (64 bit)

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this update, we encourage you to contact us for support.

For the most updated list of OS templates available, please check the Dedicated Server Hosting page.

Further Reading:

Monday, July 12, 2021

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