How to convert from CentOS 8 to AlmaLinux 8

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How to convert from CentOS 8 to AlmaLinux 8 – Hi if you received this message from cPanel and you want to update centos thank please follow the setup below

CentOS 8 will reach End of Life (EOL) on all systems on December 31, 2021. This means that after this date, CentOS will no longer provide bug, security, or feature updates to CentOS 8. We encourage you to convert to AlmaLinux 8 before December 31, 2021.

Only system administrators (root and root-level resellers) see this message.


Download the almalinux-deploy script:

curl -O

Run the script:

Run dnf distro-sync -y OK
Restoring of alternatives is done OK
Generating grub configuration file ...
All Secure Boot related packages which were released by not AlmaLinux are reinstalled OK

Migration to AlmaLinux is completed

Verify that the installation is complete:

Check release file

$ cat /etc/redhat-release 
AlmaLinux release 8.4 (Electric Cheetah)

Check that the system boots AlmaLinux kernel by default

$ sudo grubby --info DEFAULT | grep AlmaLinux
title="AlmaLinux (4.18.0-305.el8.x86_64) 8.4"

More information about the conversion script is available in the AlmaLinux GitHub here:






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