By: s_schmidt

July 22, 2019 3:20 pm

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A new saptune is here!

A few weeks ago I announced the new saptune version 2: A new saptune is knocking on your door The time of waiting is over! If you now run a zypper search -s saptune, you will find the saptune version 2 in the repositories of "SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP2-4/15/15 SP1". Because we […]

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By: s_schmidt

July 22, 2019 3:19 pm

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saptune – a deep dive

Saptune version 2 has been released a few days ago and as promised, I start my technical blog post series. Over the next few weeks I will add the links to the articles here. Let me answer the most important questions you might have first: What shall I do? Update now or wait? To answer […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 25, 2019 8:02 am

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sapconf versus saptune – in more detail

Last year I published a small post to compare sapconf and saptune:  sapconf versus saptune It would seem that there is still some confusion about it, so let me go a little bit deeper into the rabbit hole today. What is the difference between both? If you are running "SUSE Linux Enterprise Server" […]

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By: s_schmidt

May 3, 2019 6:17 am

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A new saptune is knocking on your door

Do you remember summer last year? It was June when I published this blog post https://www.suse.com/c/a-new-sapconf-is-available/["A new sapconf is available"]. Now, barely a year later, we can announce the rework of saptune as well. You will not yet find it in your SUSE repositories, but very soon. Consider this a crystal […]

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By: s_schmidt

January 9, 2019 9:29 am

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New Operating System Security Hardening Guides for SAP HANA for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Happy New Year! A few weeks ago we released the new OS Hardening guides for SAP HANA. Starting fresh into a new year it is time to have a closer look at the security of your HANA systems. The guide for SLES 12 has been updated to v1.2. Besides some corrections, the part of […]

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By: s_schmidt

August 1, 2018 12:30 pm

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sapconf versus saptune

With the release of the sapconf blog series (A new sapconf is available a lot of people approached me with questions about how both tools relate to each other. So I thought it would be a good idea to publish a small post about it. What is the purpose of both tools? Sapconf is a […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 8, 2018 2:25 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 5

This is the fifth and last article about sapconf and it will tie up lose ends. NOTE: For further documentation check SAP note 1275776 and the man pages shipped with sapconf. Summary of important things If you install the reworked sapconf version for the first time: After installation, sapconf is enabled and started immediately with […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 8, 2018 12:57 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 4

This is the forth article about sapconf and it will cover the deinstallation NOTE: For further documentation check SAP note 1275776 and the man pages shipped with sapconf. Deinstallation Really? You want to get rid of it? Well... If you really want: sles12-sp3:~ # rpm -e sapconf Removed symlink /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/sapconf.service. Easy, wasn't […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 8, 2018 12:04 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 3

This is the third article about sapconf and it will cover the update from a previous (not reworked) version to a reworked one. NOTE: For further documentation check SAP note 1275776 and the man pages shipped with sapconf. Updating Normally updating a package is quiet simple. Non-configuration files are exchanged silently, configuration files only if […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 8, 2018 10:33 am

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 2

This is the second article about sapconf and it will cover the configuration. NOTE: For further documentation check SAP note 1275776 and the man pages shipped with sapconf. Configuration Before I show you some details, I have to talk about the make-up of sapconf. In the past, sapconf was a simple shell script. With SLES […]

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