By: ataschner

December 8, 2010 4:18 pm

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Creating add-on products with YaST

Are you one of many who have a collection of non-Novell packages that need to be installed a segment of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktops or Servers (SLED/SLES) in your network ?
Would you like to snap this collection of packages into the installation workflow of SLED/SLES when using AutoYaST to simplify the deployment ?
Or publish them via an installation server (or CD/DVD) as a separate product ?
Then read on…

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By: ataschner

December 10, 2009 10:23 am

2,115 views

Upgrading Subscription Management Tool from version 1.0 to 1.1

Are you among the many administrators of an SMT 1.0 server that is servicing numerous clients and – excited about the new features in SMT 1.1 ?
You would like to upgrade it, but there is no documented way of doing it and you would hate to have to mirror all those hundreds of gigabytes of mirrored update repositories again ?
Then read on.

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By: ataschner

September 9, 2009 3:15 pm

3,238 views

How to integrate custom scripts into the YaST installation workflow and dialogs

Are you one of those, who run custom scripts during or after an AutoYaST installation? Maybe you have been dreaming of getting this integrated into the YaST installation workflow and visible in the installation dialog? This article outlines the steps required to have custom scripts snap nicely into the installation framework including progress bar, messages about the individual steps being performed, logging and help text – just like many of the other installation dialogs.

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By: ataschner

November 12, 2008 6:31 pm

12,573 views

Creating a YUM Repository and Publishing it with SMT

This article describes how to create your own YUM update repository and publishing it to your client machines (SLED, SLES, OES etc.) via Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise.

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By: ataschner

September 5, 2008 5:47 pm

3,942 views

How to clean SMT completely out of Apache DocumentRoot

Do your security policies prohibit even creating symbolic links to the SMT data within the DocumentRoot? If yes then read this article which explains how to make SMT comply.

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By: ataschner

August 15, 2008 11:50 am

11,996 views

Keep your SUSE Linux Desktops, Servers and OES Servers Updated with Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise

If you have reservations about your current update management alternatives, check this out. The new Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise doesn’t force you to connect all your machines to Novell Customer Center, helps with servers in isolated networks, improves on YUP, and much more.

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