How we tested Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

We tested RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 on various hypervisor platforms, including VMware, XenServer, and RedHat in our NOC. NOC hardware includes Dell and HP 8 and 16 core AMD and Intel-based servers, a Compellent FC/iSCSI SAN, Extreme Networks switches, along with Windows 2008R2, Apple XServe, and other Linux servers, some in VMs.

We tested RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 on various hypervisor platforms, including VMware, XenServer, and RedHat in our network operations center. NOC hardware includes Dell and HP eight and 16 core AMD and Intel-based servers, a Compellent FC/iSCSI SAN, Extreme Networks switches, along with Windows 2008R2, Apple XServe, and other Linux servers, some in VMs.

We checked RHEL6 installation, feature, and security updates, along with special emphasis on power settings and results, and SELinux policy components.

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