Rocky Linux 9.1

On November 26, 2022, just days after Rocky Linux 8.7 was released, Rocky Linux 9.1 launched. There was no upgrade path from Rocky Linux 8 to 9, so it is recommended that users move to a new OS install to successfully migrate to Rocky Linux 9.1.

  • Specific workflows in dnf and creatorepo_c can be replaced by modulesync
  • Crypto-policies now enforce 2048-bit RSA key length minimum by default
  • Keylime a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is now available, allowing for users to verify and continuously monitor remote systems
  • Chrony was rebased to version 4.2, and now uses DHCPv6 NTP servers as well as DHCPv4
  • More DHCP and IPv6 auto-configuration attributes have been added to the nmstate API
  • IdM now supports Random Serial Numbers, configuring an AD Trust with Windows Server 2022, and now allows limits on the number of LDAP binds allowed after a user password has expired
  • New module stream versions are available
  • New compiler toolset versions are available
  • Container images are now available
RHEL Compatibility100% compatibility 
Architecture availabilityx86-64, AArch64, ppc64le, s390x
SELinuxPolicy confines additional services, supports self keyword in type transitions, automatic relabeling is now parallel by default, and user-space packages updated
Compiler toolset versionsGCC 12, LLVM 14.0.6, Rust 1.62 and Go 1.18
Module stream versionsNode.js 18, PHP 8.1, Maven 3.8 and Ruby 3.1
SSSDNow supports direct integration with Windows Server 2022, offers memory caching for SID requests, and anonymous PKINIT for FAST
Where are container images available?x86-64, aarch64, ppc64le and s390x
Where are vagrant images available?x86-64 and AArch64

Additional Rocky Linux 9.1 Resources

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