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As announced, and confirmed on the centos-devel list, next week we’ll have a major outage impacting several services that are hosted in the same DC : due to some reorganization at the DC/Cage level, we’ll have to shutdown/move/reconfigure a big part of our hosted infra for the following services : https://cbs.centos.org (Koji) https://accounts.centos.org (auth backend, […]

The CentOS Infrastructure team will be moving the machines hosting cbs.centos.org, ci.centos.org and accounts.centos.org on October 10th, 2016. We expect a downtime of 48hrs. Contact us in #centos-devel on freenode at any time during that period for questions, or watch the centos-devel mailing list for the latest updates. The servers, switches, PDUs, and even the […]

Official Vagrant images for CentOS Linux 6 and CentOS Linux 7 for x86_64 are now available for download, featuring updated packages to 1st July 2016 and some improvements: the default timezone is set to UTC (instead of New York, USA) NTP is enabled by default (using ntpd on CentOS Linux 6 and chrony on CentOS […]

I’ve been asked a few times about running virtual machines on the ARMv8 AArch64 platform, so it may be time to document the procedure. There are a few packages you’ll need to make this happen, so lets install them first. The AAVMF package is the one noticeable difference between AArch64 and x86_64. It contains the […]

The CentOS Project is heading to Red Hat Summit, but we need your help! Since this event is kind of a big deal, we need to make sure our booth is appropriately dressed for the occasion. The theme for the community space around summit draws it’s inspiration from some popular NASA JPL posters, and we’d […]

With the release of 7.2, we’ve seen a rise in bugs filed for container build failures in docker. Not to worry, we have an explanation for what’s going on, and the solution for how to fix it. The Problem: You fire off a docker build, and instead of a shiny new container, you end up […]

The FreeIPA community is looking for your help and feedback! The FreeIPA development team is excited to share with you a new version of the FreeIPA server 4.1.2 running in a container on top of CentOS. It is the first time a FreeIPA upstream release is available in the CentOS docker index. It is a […]

The CentOS Project is pleased to announce four new Docker images in the CentOS Container Set, providing popular, ready to use containerized applications and services. Today you can grab containers with MariaDB, Nginx, FreeIPA, and the Apache HTTP Server straight from the Docker Hub. The new containers  are based on CentOS 7, and are tailored […]

EDIT (Monday July 28, 2014 – 2010 UTC): We now have what we think is going to be the final version of this upgrade tool.  Please see the following link to test: http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/CentOSUpgradeTool End Edit ================ We now have some Beta Testing RPMs available to test upgrades from CentOS-6 to CentOS-7.  These tests were announced […]

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