Red Hat Linux Professional Workstation

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS is the desktop/client partner for Enterprise Linux AS and Enterprise Linux ES. It is ideal for all desktop deployments, including office productivity applications, software development environments, and targeted ISV client applications. When configured as a headless workstation, Enterprise Linux WS is also ideally suited for use as a compute node in a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment.
 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS is fully compatible with other members of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux product family and provides complementary technology and services.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS provides support for desktop/workstation systems with up to two CPUs. Designed with the desktop environment in mind, Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS does not include a number of server applications found in Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES.

What's Included
Red Hat Professional Workstation is a complete suite of tools for the power desktop user.

Supports up to 2 processor x86 workstations

  • Includes applications and services power desktop users demand
    Bluecurve, Ximian Evolution, OpenOffice.org, Mozilla
    Web Server powered by Apache
    Samba, NFS, CUPS
    GCC 3.2
  • Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS with
    30 days of phone and web installation support during standard business hours
    One year of Red Hat Network updates and upgrades
  • Annually renewable get the latest updates and even upgrades when they are available for future Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS versions.
  • Hardware and Software certification identical to Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS
What's not Included
Red Hat Professional Workstation is designed for the advanced user requiring a single Linux desktop deployment with limited support and management capabilities. Customers looking for advanced support options and server features or planning on deploying Linux on a large scale should look to Red Hat Enterprise Linux for additional options.

Features not available with Red Hat Professional Workstation (but standard in Red Hat Enterprise Linux) include:

  • Additional Support options -- Customers needing support beyond basic installation should look to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Open Source Architecture Integration -- Red Hat Enterprise Linux provides the necessary components and support for integration into a managed corporate desktop infrastructure. Red Hat Enterprise Linux will be the core platform of the Open Source Architecture.
     

Enterprise Linux
The corporate Linux standard

Red Hat Enterprise Linux creates a reliable, secure, high performance platform designed for today's commercial environments--with capabilities that match or surpass those of proprietary operating systems. Sold in three products that span client systems to the largest servers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux delivers a consistent application, management, and user environment.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the corporate Linux standard. It's already at work running some of the world's largest commercial, government, and academic institutions. For any deployment--from the desktop to the datacenter-Red Hat Enterprise Linux delivers unmatched performance and cost savings, and the freedom of open source technology.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Architecture


 

 Enterprise Linux Workstation (WS)
desktop and client systems
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS Version 3
 
 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS is the desktop/client partner for Enterprise Linux AS and Enterprise Linux ES.

It is ideal for all desktop deployments, including office productivity applications, software development environments, and targeted ISV client applications. When configured as a headless workstation, Enterprise Linux WS is also ideally suited for use as a compute node in a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment.
 

 

 

 

Basic Edition
Standard Edition
  • Easy ISOs: OS, Source, and Documentation ISO Images
  • Red Hat Network Update Module Service 1-year
  • Also available on most platforms: Red Hat Network Management Module Service 1-year for an additional cost
  • OS Updates

     
  • 30 Days Installation and Basic Configuration Phone Support
    • Phone Response Time/SLA:
      Next Business Day
    • North American Phone Support:
      9-9 ET M-F
    • Global Phone Support:
      9-5 GMT/CET M-F
  • One Year Installation and Basic Configuration Web Support
    • Web Response Time/SLA:
      2 business days
  • Scope of Coverage:
    Installation and Basic Configuration
  • Easy ISOs: OS, Source, and Documentation ISO Images
  • Red Hat Network Update Module Service 1-year
  • Also available on most platforms: Red Hat Network Management Module Service 1-year for an additional cost
  • OS Updates
  • Optional Media Kit including Installation and Documentation Media (CDs), and Printed Installation Guide available at no charge

     
  • Annual Phone Support
    • Phone Response Time/SLA:
      4 hours
    • North American Phone Support:
      9-9 ET M-F
    • Global Phone Support:
      9-5 GMT/CET M-F
  • Web Response Time/SLA:
    2 business days
  • Scope of Coverage:
    1 year of Standard Coverage
Highlights
Capabilities
  • Supports Intel X86, Intel Itanium, and AMD AMD64 architectures.
  • Available with Standard Edition support.
  • Features Red Hat's Bluecurve desktop environment.
  • Features and Benefits
  • Whitepapers

 

Desktop Productivity:
  • Mail
  • Document Processing
  • Browsing
  • Instant Messaging
Red Hat Linux Enterprise Server (ES)
Small/Mid-Range Server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES Version 3
 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES provides the core operating system and networking infrastructure for a wide range of entry-level and departmental server applications. It is ideally suited for network, file, print, mail, Web, and custom or packaged business applications. Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES is fully compatible with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux family, providing the stability, performance, and support needed for critical application deployments.

While Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES provides the same core capabilities as Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS, it supports small/mid-size X86-based systems with up to two CPUs and 8GB of main memory.

 

Basic Edition
Standard Edition
  • Easy ISOs: OS, Source, and Documentation ISO Images
  • Red Hat Network Update Module Service 1-year
  • Also available on most platforms: Red Hat Network Management Module Service 1-year for an additional cost
  • OS Updates

     
  • 30 Days Installation and Basic Configuration Phone Support
    • Phone Response Time/SLA:
      Next Business Day
    • North American Phone Support:
      9-9 ET M-F
    • Global Phone Support:
      9-5 GMT/CET M-F
  • One Year Installation and Basic Configuration Web Support
    • Web Response Time/SLA:
      2 business days
  • Scope of Coverage:
    Installation and Basic Configuration
     
  • Easy ISOs: OS, Source, and Documentation ISO Images
  • Red Hat Network Update Module Service 1-year
  • Also available on most platforms: Red Hat Network Management Module Service 1-year for an additional cost
  • OS Updates
  • Optional Media Kit including Installation and Documentation Media (CDs), and Printed Installation Guide available at no charge

     
  • Annual Phone Support
    • Phone Response Time/SLA:
      4 hours
    • North American Phone Support:
      9-9 ET M-F
    • Global Phone Support:
      9-5 GMT/CET M-F
  • Web Response Time/SLA:
    2 business days
  • Scope of Coverage:
    1 year of Standard Coverage
Highlights
Capabilities
  • Supports Intel X86 architecture - ideal for 1-2U servers.
  • Available with Standard Edition support.
  • Includes a comprehensive collection of open source server applications and a complete desktop environment.
  • Features and Benefits
  • Whitepapers

 


 

  • Mail
  • File (SMB/NFS)
  • Print
  • Accelerated Web (tux)
  • Advanced Firewall (arptables)
  • Extended Remote Shell Access/Mgmt
  • DHCP
  • DNS Nameserver
  • Network Authentication (Kerberos)
  • News
  • Backup
  • Dump Server (Netdump)
  • Directory Server (LDAP)
  • SSL
  • Remote Boot/Image Server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server
Mission Critical Systems
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS Version 3
 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS is the core operating system and infrastructure enterprise Linux solution. It supports the largest commodity-architecture servers with up to 16 CPUs and 64GB** of main memory and is available with the highest levels of support. This makes Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS the ultimate solution for large departmental and datacenter servers.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS is supported by an extensive range of applications from leading ISVs, and is certified on systems provided by Dell, HP, IBM, and Sun. It has garnered impressive industry-standard benchmark results

 

 

 

Basic Edition
Standard Edition
  • Easy ISOs: OS, Source, and Documentation ISO Images
  • Red Hat Network Update Module Service 1-year
  • Also available on most platforms: Red Hat Network Management Module Service 1-year for an additional cost
  • Quarterly OS Updates
  • Optional Installation and Documentation Media (CDs) available at no charge
  • Optional Printed Installation Guide available at no charge
  • 24/7 Web Support
  • North American Phone Support:
    9-9 ET M-F
  • Global Phone Support:
    9-5 GMT/CET M-F
  • Web Response Time/SLA:
    2 business days
  • Phone Response Time/SLA:
    4 hours
  • Scope of Coverage:
    1 year of Standard Coverage
  • Easy ISOs: OS, Source, and Documentation ISO Images
  • Red Hat Network Update Module Service 1-year
  • Also available on most platforms: Red Hat Network Management Module Service 1-year for an additional cost
  • Quarterly OS Updates
  • Optional Installation and Documentation Media (CDs) available at no charge
  • Optional Printed Installation Guide available at no charge
  • 24/7 Web Support
  • Phone Support:
    24/7 (Severity 1)
  • Web Response Time/SLA:
    1 business day
  • Phone Response Time/SLA:
    1 hour (Severity 1)
  • Scope of Coverage:
    1 year of Premium Coverage
Highlights
Capabilities
  • Supports seven architectures:
    • Intel X86
    • Intel Itanium
    • AMD AMD64
    • IBM zSeries
    • IBM iSeries
    • IBM pSeries
    • IBM S/390
  • Available with Premium Edition support.
  • Includes a comprehensive collection of open source server applications and a complete desktop environment.
  • Features and Benefits
  • Whitepapers
  • Mail
  • File (SMB/NFS)
  • Print
  • Accelerated Web (tux)
  • Advanced Firewall (arptables)
  • Extended Remote Shell Access/Mgmt
  • DHCP
  • DNS Nameserver
  • Network Authentication (Kerberos)
  • News
  • Backup
  • Dump Server (Netdump)
  • Directory Server (LDAP)
  • SSL
  • Remote Boot/Image Server

Red Hat Linux Network

Red Hat Network is an easy-to-use systems management platform for your Linux infrastructure. It is built on open standards and uses an Internet-based graphical interface.

Red Hat Network provides administrators with the tools to efficiently manage the systems on their network. It also features a modular design--as networks grow, administrators can add enhanced capabilities for system updates, management, and provisioning of their entire infrastructure.
With Red Hat Network, your business benefits from increased productivity, reduced system life-cycle costs, and enhanced security. Red Hat Network is easy to use. It lowers per-system, deployment, and management costs. And it enhances security via a single centralized tool, secure connection policies for remote administration, and secure content.

See also

   
Red Hat Network Update Module

The Red Hat Network Update Module, included with all subscriptions to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, is the entry level offering from Red Hat Network. It allows you to: easily manage and update a single system, and to ensure timely access to updates from Red Hat

 
 
Red Hat Management Module
The Management Module allows for increased management capabilities and scalability of Linux deployments in your enterprise. The Management Module features all the capabilities of the Update Module, plus the functionality needed to help your company lower costs and increase productivity immediately
 
 
Red Hat Provisioning Module
The Provisioning Module, which includes all the functionality of the Update and Management Modules, allows you to:
  • Manage the complete life cycle of your Linux infrastructure.
  • Deploy, configure, manage, update, and then re-deploy your Linux systems, all from a single GUI console complete with all the necessary enterprise functionality and controls.
Red Hat Linux Applications
The corporate Linux standard
Red Hat Cluster Suite

Two clustering technologies in a single product. High availability clustering using application failover technology ensures applications are available at all times. IP load balancing technology provides performance and availability improvements for network-intensive applications.

 
 
Red Hat Developer Suite
An Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for application developers, based on the open source Eclipse project.
 
 
Red Hat Content Management System
A complete workflow-based engine for managing content in intranet, extranet, and Internet settings. CMS allows companies to expand the contributor base while improving cohesiveness and control of content.
 
Red Hat Portal Server
A servlet-based framework for personalized and group-oriented aggregation and delivery of information. Provides access to new and existing applications in an organization's infrastructure and presents the information in a centralized way.
Red Hat Stronghold Enterprise Apache Solutions
Stronghold Enterprise Secure Web Server

Now in its fourth generation, Stronghold Enterprise is the most mature, enterprise class Apache-based web server available today. With over 7 years of development and more than 14,000 servers running (E-Softs Security Space Web Server Survey), Stronghold Enterprise provides the tools to quickly install and configure the popular Apache Web Server with the security features that customers and business partners expect when they interact with your site.

Features and Benefits

Data represents your business intelligence and it needs protection when transmitted over intranets, extranets, or as part of Web operations. If it is intercepted and lands in the wrong hands, your firm's integrity can be compromised. Protecting customer and business data from tampering and unauthorized access is key to success when interacting with customers and partners over the Internet. Confidently uphold privacy with implementation of robust encryption and authentication protocols and standards.

Red Hat's Stronghold Enterprise is the most mature Apache-based web server available today with over seven years of development and more than 14,000 servers running it to protect their data (E-Softs Security Space Web Server Survey). Stronghold provides the tools to quickly install and configure the popular Apache Web Server with the security features that customers and business partners expect when they interact with your site.

Better Security
Rare vulnerabilities and a proven track record of protecting business data are Stronghold's strengths. Full disclosure of open source provides increased reliability and more secure web servers. Easily obtain and install updates on all platforms via Red Hat Package Manager technology.

Better Performance
Robust handling under demanding browser loads, accelerated cyptographical computation, and reporting tools that identify and help administrators eliminate performance problems before users and customers are affected.

Ease of Use
Ease of installation, configuration, security setup, and administration to minimize total cost of ownership.

Integration and Interoperability
Extension modules, tool integration, interfaces with application servers, and support for languages and standards needed to operate in a heterogeneous web environment.

 


Stronghold Enterprise is the foundation of Red Hat's Enterprise Web Server product line and is supported on both Linux and Unix platforms.

tronghold Enterprise for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
This is an optional layered product for use exclusively with Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS, version 2.1. It provides Apache 1.3 and OpenSSL based web server integrated with the Red Hat Content Accelerator (formerly TUX) and many popular 3rd party Apache modules.

Note that Stronghold functionality has been upgraded to Apache version 2 and included as part of the base Red Hat Enterprise Linux, version 3, product set.
 

Stronghold Enterprise for UNIX Platforms
Enterprise-class Apache and OpenSSL based web server highlighting application server connections with the most popular application servers, 3rd party Apache modules, Java support, extensive cyptographical hardware support, and application server connections for UNIX users. Includes documentation set and 12 months of web-based support.

 

This product includes software developed by the Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).
This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org/).
This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com).
This product includes PHP, freely available from http://www.php.net/.
This product includes software developed by Ralf S. Engelschall (rse@engelschall.com) for use in the mod_ssl project (http://www.modssl.org/).
This product includes software developed Ben Laurie for use in the Apache-SSL HTTP server.
This product includes software developed by Greg Stein (gstein@lyra.org) for use in the mod_dav module for Apache (http://www.webdav.org/mod_dav/)
This product includes software written by the PHP Development Team.
This product includes software developed by the University of California, Berkeley and its contributors.
This product include software developed by The OpenLDAP Foundation, which is Copyright 1998-2002 The OpenLDAP Foundation, All rights reserved. Portions Copyright (c) 1992-1996 Regents of the University of Michigan. All rights reserved.

 

 

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