Install Java11 on RHEL7

  1. Check OS version
#cat /etc/redhat-release

2. Enable optional rpm repository (depending upon your os type)

#yum-config-manager — enable rhel-7-server-optional-rpms
or
#yum-config-manager — enable rhel-7-workstation-optional-rpms

3. Install the OpenJDK 11 package

yum install java-11-openjdk-devel

4.Set Default Java Version

#sudo alternatives — config java

5. Check the java version

#java -version

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Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store