Downloading the Community Edition Installation RPM

ronjonixronjonix Registered User

The myvertica link :
Shows this link: "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7"
But the file download only indicates RHEL6?

Am I to assume that file works for both RHEL6 and RHEL7?
If so, how about you remove the "RHEL6"?


  • Jim_KnicelyJim_Knicely Employee, Registered User, VerticaExpert

    Yes, the vertica-8.1.1-0.x86_64.RHEL6.rpm package can be installed on RHEL7. If it'll help you feel more comfortable, run this command after downloading:

    mv vertica-8.1.1-0.x86_64.RHEL6.rpm vertica-8.1.1-0.x86_64.RHEL6and7.rpm


  • ronjonixronjonix Registered User

    Thanks Jim, just making sure there wasn't a RHEL7 version I was missing.

  • digilbdigilb Registered User

    how can i download vertica-8.1.1-0.x86_64.RHEL6.rpm directly in linux server.
    unable to get it through wget

  • Jim_KnicelyJim_Knicely Employee, Registered User, VerticaExpert
    edited November 2017

    Hi, Vertica 8.1.x CE is no longer available for download as Vertica 9.0 has replaced it. You can still grab the Community Edition 8.1.1 Virtual Machine.

    Is there a particular reason why you'd want 8.1.1-0? 9.0 has a lot of cool features to play around with :D


  • cverdescverdes Registered User

    We need to upgrade from 8.0.X to 9.0.1 so we need the 8.1.X rpm to upgrade... where can we download it?

  • Jim_KnicelyJim_Knicely Employee, Registered User, VerticaExpert
    edited May 9

    @cverdes - You can't download the 8.1.x RPM for Vertica CE. Only the latest version (9.1.0) is available from the web site.

    Are you working with a sales rep from Vertica? If so, I can reach out to them to figure out how to help you get upgraded.

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