By: Dobrin

November 13, 2017 10:27 am

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Two Fast and Needed Actions to Get the Best Value from Long Term Service Pack Support

Long Term Service Pack Support (LTSS) is our offering designed to increase customer service pack and core server support period for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Its dates are set per service pack/code base and can be seen in our Lifecycle Pages. In a nutshell, LTSS allows customers to remain on a certain code base past […]

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By: Dobrin

January 31, 2017 8:45 am

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End of Long Term Service Pack Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2

Earlier in the fall, in my older blog post I reminded everyone to check our lifecycle page often and I also cautioned that SLESforSAP11 SP3 is nearing end of general support. I also mentioned that SLES11 SP2 will soon be out of support. The time has come and our colleagues in engineering will pull the […]

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By: Dobrin

November 11, 2016 9:18 am

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Two Really Good Reasons to Keep an Eye on SUSE’s Lifecycle Page

End of January marks the end of some important events in our product lifecycle calendar. Lifecycle page snippet: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications (SLESforSAP) 11 SP3 nearing end of General Support. Customer options: upgrade to SLESforSAP 11 SP4 or purchase LTSS for SLES11sp3 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 nearing end of Long […]

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By: Dobrin

June 29, 2016 11:00 am

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SUSE Manager Management Pack 3

Three reasons to give it a try and turn your datacenter into a true interoperability powerhouse We are pleased to announce our third generation of SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). It features improved installation process, flawless integration into the APIs of SUSE Manager 3 and preserves all backward compatibility […]

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By: Dobrin

June 27, 2016 1:53 pm

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Three Ways to Expand your Datacenter to Azure with SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center

SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) empowers Windows admins to manage and patch their Linux estate from the Ops Manager console. The Management Pack connects to SUSE Manager’s rich APIs from SCOM and adds a number of Linux management capabilities such as patch review and install, availability of updates by […]

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By: Dobrin

January 19, 2016 12:59 pm

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Three New Features and Modules in SLES 12 Service Pack 1 Which Will Make You Run to the Download Site

That’s right! SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 is out and about! As a matter of fact, we released it on December 15, 2015! This blog is a reminder of three of its cool features in case some of you were too busy planning for, stressing about or enjoying the Christmas holiday cheer! […]

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By: Dobrin

November 23, 2015 8:51 am

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Seven Features of SUSE Enterprise Storage 2 Which Make it the Preferred Data Center Storage Solution

Simon Graphics is a design studio generating huge amounts of image and video files and are getting close to the limits of their proprietary storage solution. While it has worked well for them, it is a legacy from the company they acquired and is unaffordable to upgrade with fairly complex management. Their storage requirements are: […]

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By: Dobrin

November 7, 2014 10:03 am

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SUSE Manager Management Pack 2.1 for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager

Introducing the latest SUSE Manager’s Management Pack for Microsoft System Center. It features: Seamless integration with SUSE Manager 2.1 Improved GUI look and feel Improved patch and server information export to comma separated values Five ways to lower data center complexity with the Management Pack The Management Pack is SUSE’s solution for driving down datacenter […]

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By: Dobrin

June 3, 2013 1:03 am

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Package and System Management Tools for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and openSUSE

By Dobrin Dobrev The purpose of this page is to point out some tools for package and system management specific to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and openSUSE. This page is linked from the images which run SUSE in a cloud provider environment so some prior Linux experience is assumed. Install Additional Software SUSE Linux Enterprise […]

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