This article covers the process of migrating to AlmaLinux from CentOS 8. AlmaLinux OS is a new RHEL fork from the team at CloudLinux. It is meant to be a free Linux Operating System, developed in close co-operation with the community, and for the community. As of this article update, the release of AlmaLinux available is not stable fit for production use. AlmaLinux OS is now stable and can be used in Production environments.
To Migrate from CentOS 8 To AlmaLinux 8.4.
1. Download the almalinux-deploy.sh script:
$ curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/AlmaLinux/almalinux-deploy/master/almalinux-deploy.sh
2. Give the script execution bits:
$ chmod +x almalinux-deploy.sh
3. Then run the script with the commands below:
$ sudo bash ./almalinux-deploy.sh