Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Install the 64-bit version of RHEL 8 on each machine that hosts one or more of the components.

To install RHEL 8 Server:

  1. To install RHEL 8, see the RedHat Installation Instructions.

  2. After the system is installed, make sure that it’s up to date with the most recent security patches. Open a terminal window and issue the following commands:

sudo dnf update

sudo dnf upgrade

Now that the system is up to date, you can start installing the components that make up a Mattermost system.


Ensure that the mailcap package is installed as it includes the mime.types file which is needed for the Mobile App to work correctly.