Enhancement Advisory new package: preupgrade-assistant-el5toel7

Advisory: RHEA-2017:0523-1
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2017-03-15
Last updated on: 2017-03-15
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)


A new preupgrade-assistant-el5toel7 package is now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5.

Preupgrade Assistant is a set of scripts and plug-ins that can assess your
system before upgrading to the next major version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
It checks for removed packages, packages with partially incompatible
replacements, changes in libraries, users and groups, and various services. It
then produces a report which assists you in performing the upgrade itself by
outlining potential problem areas and offering suggestions about mitigating any
possible incompatibilities. In addition, Preupgrade Assistant helps you install
a new major release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux which is as similar as possible
to your previous system. It also provides post-upgrade scripts which will help
you finish migration after the installation of a newer Red Hat Enterprise Linux

The preupgrade-assistant-el5toel7 package provides a set of contents used for
assessment of the source system for an upgrade or migration to a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7 system. The contents are used by the preupgrade-assistant

This enhancement update adds the preupgrade-assistant-el5toel7 package to Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 5. (BZ#1369223)

All users who require preupgrade-assistant-el5toel7 are advised to install this
new package.


Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:


Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

preupgrade-assistant-el5toel7-0.6.47-3.el5_11.src.rpm     MD5: 5cb0aaa55da74f2a8d684da4d3c5a52e
SHA-256: d95d5af3421bfc348c2118022bf8c6f47e767da5f24c0964aef20923d3cf037c
preupgrade-assistant-el5toel7-0.6.47-3.el5_11.noarch.rpm     MD5: 88a4e3b0f95ec68d8758a7ee7879ff45
SHA-256: 3ac8e6d78468bb1aeb3cf5d55c5d8d9cf2f4f14f67d9533d17ad866c71454c09
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

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