Red Hat Enterprise Linux
| At a Glance
|| over the network
| Support by isginf
| User management
|| LDAP or local on computer
|| none, all data must be on network shares
| Administrator (
root) access for computer owner
| OS installation
| Configuration and setup
| Updates & security fixes
| Software licensing & installation
Red Hat EL
is installed over the network and has a managed configuration
- printing to
card-stud and group default printers
- network and firewall
- kerberos authentication (ETH user name and ETH password for email), network users and home directory
can request root access
for users on installations on computers of their group.
Software from the following sources is available for installation:
- all Red Hat Enterprise Linux channels including Optional, Supplementary and SCL
- NUX Desktop
- software packaged by isginf such Matlab, Maple, etc.
Software can be installed and removed through the GNOME package manager by any user logged in to the GNOME desktop. Centrally deployed new
software packages are installed overnight.
Updates can be installed by any user logged in to the GNOME desktop. The user currently logged in is informed of pending updates by pop-up and can choose to install the updates immediately.