Oracle Linux, formerly known as Oracle Enterprise Linux, is a Linux distribution based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), repackaged and freely distributed by Oracle. Oracle stays committed to offering compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. For userspace applications, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is fully compatible with Oracle Linux whether it’s running the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel or the Red Hat compatible kernel.
Generally any software that will run on a Linux dedicated server will run in an OpenVZ based Oracle Linux VPS environment.
Below are some examples of common software our customers are running in their VPSs:
Every Oracle Linux VPS is provisioned with a static IPv6 address in addition to a static IPv4 address. This allows all IPv6 compatible applications and services running in the VPS to be accessible to clients on native (or tunneled) IPv6 networks.
With IPv4 address space depleting fast, be ahead of the transition to IPv6.Learn More ››
Dahdi (Digium/Asterisk Hardware Device Interface) timing can optionally be enabled for any Oracle Linux VPS. This facilitates supporting certain functionality within the Asterisk PBX software, including conferencing. Several FAQ articles are provided in our Knowledgebase outlining the compilation procedure if building Asterisk from source.
Other PBX software can be installed in a Oracle Linux VPS as well, including:
or software to provide GUI-based configuration, billing, or predictive dialer capabilities to Asterisk: