How to Migrate CentOS to Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux is Free 100% binary-compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, same as CentOS. Unlike RHEL, Oracle Linux is free even for commercial use. Oracle only charges if you need support.

Oracle provides a script to convert CentOS to Oracle Linux

This script support CentOS 6, CentOS 7 and CentOS 8.

Before you can run the convert script, make sure you have updated the system to the latest version with yum or dnf and take a backup in case anything goes wrong.

Download update centos2ol script

Convert your CentOS installation to Oracle Linux with the command

Reboot the server

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