Ugrading From Centos 7 to Centos 8

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Ugrading From Centos 7 to Centos 8

Post by lknls » 2019/12/30 13:41:33


I'm a centos 7 user. I want to upgrade to centos 8 (if it's possible)

As far as i know, there is no official upgrading document from Centos 7 to Centos 8 .

when i made a a google search with "upgrading to CentOS 8" word, there are many sites/articles about it.

did anybody tried doing this? or is there any official documentation for this task?


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Re: Ugrading From Centos 7 to Centos 8

Post by TrevorH » 2019/12/30 13:45:08

There is no upgrade from one major version of CentOS to the next. It's a reinstall. Anything you find online suggesting otherwise is unsupported and wrong. Do not attempt it. The official way to "upgrade" is to install a fresh system and migrate everything to it.
CentOS 6 will die in November 2020 - migrate sooner rather than later!
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