Rocky Linux 8.4  RC1

On June 4, 2021, Rocky Linux 8.4 RC1 was released. Rocky Linux 8.4 RC1 focuses on kernel, security, and networking updates. Key features include TCP encapsulation and security labels for IKEv2 within the IPsec VPN, improved memory management, and enhanced fapolicyd framework.

  • The main focus has been placed on kernel improvements, networking, and security
  • IPsec VPN provided by Libreswan now supports TCP encapsulation and security labels for IKEv2
  • Scap-security-guide packages have been rebased to version 0.1.54 and OpenSCAP has been rebased to version 1.3.4
  • Improved memory management; the fapolicyd framework now provides integrity checking, and RPM plugin registers any system update that is handled by either YUM or RPM package manager
RHEL Compatibility100% compatibility 
Architecture Types x86_64 and AArch64 processor architectures
Security Scap-security-guide package 0.1.54 and OpenSCAP 1.3.4
Complier Tool SetsGCC Toolset 10, LLVM Toolset 11.0.0, Rust Toolset 1.49.0, and Go Toolset 1.15.7
ModulesPython 3.9, SWIG 4.0, Subversion 1.14, Redis 6, PostgreSQL 13, MariaDB 10.5

Additional Rocky Linux 8.4 RC1 Resources

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