Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a commercial distribution of the Linux operating system for those needing vendor support. The Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system supports diverse workloads in physical, virtualized and cloud environments.
Patches for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and access to custom software channels are provided by the RHN Satellite server. The service is available to those who purchase licenses (July 2020) to run Red Hat Linux through the ITS Campus Software Program Office. The RHN Satellite server also maintains license information.