Interworx support for alternative RHEL forks?

With Centos 8 support cancelled by Redhat will interworx be looking to support alternative fork of RHEL ?
Noticed a few now appearing, one looks promising announced by CloudLinux - AlmaLinux

I am using Centos 6 and looking for an alternative but want to stay with interworx as in my opinion its one of the best. Just a bit limited at the moment or appears that way.
May be a member of Interworx could chime in on where the future lays or what else works will interworx.
Have a good day
Gary

Hello!

AlmaLinux support is on the roadmap for 2021. I do not have an ETA, though, just “within 2021” as a goal. The decision was only relatively recently made–we were working with our parent company to decide on the best solution.

As a note–we will be supporting EL7 until at least 2024, when it goes EOL, if not for a while after. So if you want to update your servers to CentOS 7, since 6 has been EOL for a while, now, it will be several years before it is no longer supported.

Thanks,
-Jenna
Friendly Neighborhood Support Manager

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Thanks for your reply Jenna

Thought it was worth an ask so i can plan which direction to go in, originally going to update to Centos 8 but that’s not going to happen now.
i am using Cloudlinux Extended with the Centos 6 server for added security so that gives me time but will have to migrate to a more up to date server. Would much prefer to go with one of the most up to date forks of RHEL so may wait and see how things progress.

Thanks

Gary

I’m curious if there are plans for other distros, such as RockyLinux?

Hello–

Not at this time, no. Just AlmaLinux, as far as I am aware.

Thanks,
-Jenna

We will likely only be running our automated testing on Almalinux. But your typical rhel8 fork will have very few differences between them and we will actively avoid using any Almalinux exclusive features. I’d expect minimal issues when using other rhel8 forks like Rockylinux.

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