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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By: s_schmidt

June 5, 2018 12:26 pm

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sapconf – A way to prepare a SLES system for SAP workload – Part 1

As promised in the post "A new sapconf is available" this is the first article about sapconf. This series will cover the installation, update and configuration of sapconf, as well as giving a few tips what you should take care of and how to achieve certain things. To do so, I have set up […]

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By: s_schmidt

June 4, 2018 3:14 pm

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A new sapconf is available

Those who administrate systems running SAP applications on SLES may be already familiar with the configuration and tuning tool "sapconf". For those who don't, now is an excellent time to do so! A new improved version of sapconf has been released for SLES 12 SP1 onwards. Some key improvements are: one central configuration file […]

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By: s_schmidt

January 30, 2018 9:02 am

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Operating System Security Hardening Guide for SAP HANA for SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 available

IT security is an essential topic for any organization. Both SUSE and SAP take security very seriously. [caption id="attachment_34545" align="alignright" width="300"] THE FIVE MAIN TOPICS OF THE OS SECURITY HARDENING FOR HANA[/caption] For SAP HANA a comprehensive security guide is available, that describes in detail how to protect HANA from a […]

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