Rocky Linux 8.7 Updates

On November 14, 2022, Rocky Linux 8.7 was released. One of the most significant changes from Rocky Linux 8.6 to 8.7 is that OCP images have been created and released. 

  • RSA keys that are shorter than 1023 bits will no longer be supported by NSS
  • SSG has been rebased to 0.1.63
  • NetworkManager rebased to 1.40
  • New module streams are available
  • New compiler toolset versions are available
  • Rocky Linux images are available on OCP
  • SSSD now supports direct integration with Windows Server 2022
  • Images are now available for new and existing cloud platforms
  • LimitRequestBody directive in httpd has been changed from unlimited to 1GiB to fix CVE-2022-29404
Notable FeaturesDescription
RHEL Compatibility100% compatibility 
Architectures available forx86_64 and AArch64
Compiler toolset versionsGCC 12, LLVM 14.0.6, Rust 1.62 and Go 1.18
NetWork Managerrebased to 1.40
Module stream versionsGCC 12, LLVM 14.0.6, Rust 1.62 and Go 1.18
SecurityClevis-luks-askpass, fapolicyd (11.3)
Images Rocky Linux Images now available on Oracle Cloud Platform; Artifacts behind all images built are now exported for development use; LVM variants of the generic, EC2 and Azure images are now available.

Additional Rocky Linux 8.7 Resources

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