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 https://raw.githubusercontent.com/AlmaLinux/almalinux-deploy/master/almalinux-deploy.sh
Run the script:
Complete! Run dnf distro-sync -y OK Restoring of alternatives is done OK Generating grub configuration file ... done 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: