How do you know if your RHEL 8 installation is a server or a workstation. In previous version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux you could see what role the installation was by running cat /etc/redhat-release. So how do you find the set role of RHEL 8?
If you run cat /etc/
The GUI method for finding the set role of RHEL 8
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 comes with Cockpit, which you can access your server via a web address such as http://rhel8.home.therootuser.com:9090. From there you can just
Under System P
Using the CLI
For those who would rather use the CLI, you can find out if RHEL 8 is a server or workstation with subscription-manager.
# subscription-manager role
This shows that we are using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server.
# subscription-manager usage
We see above that our server usage is set for Development/Test
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.