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Red Hat does not provide public access to online software or patches. The base distribution and packages should however be on your installation DVD. Do you have a support subscription with Red Hat? If no, why use RHEL? If yes, why ask here about online access to Red Hat software?1 person found this helpful
Why not using Oracle Linux, which is free, including online software access and patches. http://public-yum.oracle.com
From a strategic point, considering the future, you will most likely benefit more from Oracle Linux than RHEL, in particular if you are using Oracle Database. Oracle Linux is binary compatible with RHEL, but uses it's own optimzed UEK kernel. Various Oracle database related software and kernel drivers are removed or not supported by RHEL starting with release version 6.
A few links you may find interesting:
Oracle Linux errata for free
asmlib for Redhat Linux 6.3
Oracle Public YUM errata for a particular release version
Thats brilliant thanks..
We use because ,it will also be a Appserver and the apps will be compatible with only RHEL and not OL.LEt me try with the base installation..But Thanks for the info..Very useful.
Oracle Linux is 100 % binary compatible with RHEL. By default it also installs the original RHEL kernel, which you can switch to in order to address possible kernel driver related issues. Of course, certain RHEL specific and paid for options may not be available.