How to Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on Oracle VM VirtualBox

RHEL is a commercial Linux distribution developed by Red Hat and optimized for use in enterprise environments. It features a range of tools and technologies for managing and deploying systems, as well as support for high-availability configurations and virtualization.

Oracle VM VirtualBox is a free and open-source virtualization software that allows users to run multiple operating systems on a single physical machine. It is useful for testing and development purposes, as well as for running multiple operating systems on a single computer.

To install Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on Oracle VM VirtualBox, follow these steps:

  1. Download the RHEL installation media from the Red Hat website (
  2. Start Oracle VM VirtualBox and click on the “New” button to create a new virtual machine.
  3. Follow the prompts to create a new virtual machine and select “Linux” as the operating system and “Red Hat (64-bit)” as the version.
  4. Allocate sufficient memory and create a virtual hard drive for the virtual machine.
  5. Start the virtual machine and select the RHEL installation media as the boot device.
  6. Follow the prompts to install RHEL.
  7. Once the installation is complete, configure the system according to your needs.

Note: The exact steps and commands required to install RHEL on Oracle VM VirtualBox may vary depending on your specific configuration. It is important to follow the installation instructions