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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Release Dates

Updated September 3 2015 at 12:54 PM


The tables below list the major and minor Red Hat Enterprise Linux updates, their release dates, and the kernel versions that shipped with them.

Red Hat does not generally disclose future release schedules.
Refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle Policy for details on the life cycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases.

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To find your Red Hat Enterprise Linux release please:

cat /etc/redhat-release

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To find your kernel version please:


uname -a

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

ReleaseGeneral Availability Dateredhat-release Errata Date*Kernel Version
RHEL 7.2TBATBATBA
RHEL 7.12015-03-052015-03-05 RHEA-2015:05243.10.0-229
RHEL 7.0 GA2014-06-09-3.10.0-123
RHEL 7.0 Beta2013-12-11-3.10.0-54.0.1

Codename: Maipo (based on a mix of Fedora 19, Fedora 20, and several modifications)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

ReleaseGeneral Availability Dateredhat-release Errata Date*Kernel Version
RHEL 6.8TBATBATBA
RHEL 6.72015-07-222015-07-22 RHEA-2015:14232.6.32-573
RHEL 6.62014-10-142014-10-13 RHEA-2014:16082.6.32-504
RHEL 6.52013-11-212013-11-20 RHSA-2013:1645-22.6.32-431
RHEL 6.42013-02-212013-02-21 RHSA-2013-04962.6.32-358
RHEL 6.32012-06-202012-06-19 RHSA-2012-08622.6.32-279
RHEL 6.22011-12-062011-12-06 RHEA-2011:17432.6.32-220
RHEL 6.12011-05-192011-05-19 RHEA-2011:05402.6.32-131.0.15
RHEL 6.02010-11-09-2.6.32-71

Codename: Santiago (based on a mix of Fedora 12, Fedora 13, and several modifications)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

ReleaseGeneral Availability Dateredhat-release Errata Date*Kernel Version
RHEL 5.112014-09-162014-09-16 RHEA-2014-12382.6.18-398
RHEL 5.102013-10-012013-09-30 RHEA-2013-13112.6.18-371
RHEL 5.92013-01-072013-01-07 RHEA-2013-00212.6.18-348
RHEL 5.82012-02-202012-02-20 RHEA-2012:03152.6.18-308
RHEL 5.72011-07-212011-07-20 RHEA-2011:09772.6.18-274
RHEL 5.62011-01-132011-01-12 RHEA-2011:00202.6.18-238
RHEL 5.52010-03-302010-03-30 RHEA-2010:02072.6.18-194
RHEL 5.42009-09-022009-09-02 RHEA-2009:14002.6.18-164
RHEL 5.32009-01-202009-01-20 RHEA-2009:01332.6.18-128
RHEL 5.22008-05-212008-05-20 RHEA-2008:04362.6.18-92
RHEL 5. 12007-11-072007-11-07 RHEA-2007:08542.6.18-53
RHEL 5.02007-03-15-2.6.18-8

Codename: Tikanga (based on Fedora Core 6)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Release/UpdateGeneral Availability Dateredhat-release Errata Date*Kernel Version
RHEL 4 Update 92011-02-162011-02-16 RHEA-2011:02512.6.9-100
RHEL 4 Update 82009-05-192009-05-18 RHEA-2009:10022.6.9-89
RHEL 4 Update 72008-07-292008-07-24 RHEA-2008:07692.6.9-78
RHEL 4 Update 62007-11-152007-11-15 RHBA-2007:08972.6.9-67
RHEL 4 Update 52007-05-012007-04-27 RHBA-2007:01962.6.9-55
RHEL 4 Update 42006-08-102006-08-10 RHBA-2006:06012.6.9-42
RHEL 4 Update 32006-03-122006-03-07 RHBA-2006:01492.6.9-34
RHEL 4 Update 22005-10-052005-10-05 RHEA-2005:7862.6.9-22
RHEL 4 Update 12005-06-082005-06-08 RHEA-2005:3182.6.9-11
RHEL 4 GA2005-02-15-2.6.9-5

Codename: Nahant (based on Fedora Core 3)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Release/UpdateGeneral Availability DateKernel Version
RHEL 3 Update 92007-06-202.4.21-50
RHEL 3 Update 82006-07-202.4.21-47
RHEL 3 Update 72006-03-172.4.21-40
RHEL 3 Update 62005-09-282.4.21-37
RHEL 3 Update 52005-05-182.4.21-32
RHEL 3 Update 42004-12-122.4.21-27
RHEL 3 Update 32004-09-032.4.21-20
RHEL 3 Update 22004-05-122.4.21-15
RHEL 3 Update 12004-01-162.4.21-9
RHEL 3 GA2003-10-222.4.21-4

Codename: Taroon (based on Red Hat Linux 9)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1

Release/UpdateGeneral Availability DateKernel Version
RHEL 2.1 Update 72005-04-28-
RHEL 2.1 Update 62004-12-132.4.9-e.57
RHEL 2.1 Update 52004-08-182.4.9-e.49
RHEL 2.1 Update 42004-04-212.4.9-e.40
RHEL 2.1 Update 32004-12-192.4.9-e.34
RHEL 2.1 Update 22003-03-292.4.9-e.24
RHEL 2.1 Update 12003-02-142.4.9-e.12
RHEL 2.1 GA2002-03-232.4.9-e.3

Codename: Pensacola (AS) / Panama (ES) (based on Red Hat Linux 7.2)

* Helpful when cloning channels in Satellite for a minor version plus all errata prior to the next minor release using spacewalk-clone-by-date or the webUI.

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