By: BBulmer

September 10, 2018 6:06 pm

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The SUSE Academic Program Surpasses 500 participants globally

The end of summer often marks the start of a new academic year and SUSE has been working hard to reach more students than ever this coming year. As growth for demand in open source skills continues, so has SUSE efforts to meet those needs. According to The Linux Foundation’s 2018 Open Source […]

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Vincent Moutoussamy
By: Vincent Moutoussamy

August 31, 2018 2:29 pm

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Daryl Stokes
By: Daryl Stokes

July 19, 2018 4:35 pm

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SUSE YES Certification for SLE 15 Now Available

On July 16, 2018 SUSE® officially released SUSE® Linux Enterprise 15. With this new release we also announce the availability of the YES System Certification Kit (SCK) version 8.1 for hardware systems. SCK 8.1 now provides certification support for SLE 15 including Xen and[…]

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kdupke
By: kdupke

July 18, 2018 10:47 pm

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The Green Submarine

Sometimes no network is available for installing a system. This can be for security reasons, testing equipment, or simply due to absence of any network. To accommodate such setups SUSE provides a full off-line installation with SUSE Linux Enterprise 15.   In this blog I will discuss the SUSE capabilities of a full […]

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Alexander Bergmann
By: Alexander Bergmann

June 27, 2018 1:31 pm

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Secure Boot Network Installation

1. Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) We have to start with the standard PXE setup that is used for decades for disk-less client bootstrapping. The client requests an IP address and gets it together with the information where to find a boot file that can be loaded via TFTP. In our case the network connection […]

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Lawrence Kearney
By: Lawrence Kearney

June 17, 2018 2:20 am

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The SSSD, Active Directory, and growing SLES integration

From both feature and security perspectives, integrating Linux systems with Active Directory environments has been a challenge for their respective system administrators and organisations. However, modern Linux distributions include the System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) which addresses many of the legacy shortcomings handily. The daemon uses identity and authentication providers (and other service providers) to […]

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Lawrence Kearney
By: Lawrence Kearney

June 14, 2018 2:37 am

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SLES, PAM, SSSD, and MFA Soup

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions are becoming the standard for many user facing IT services. Most visibly with web applications, corporate VPNs, self-service portals and online banking platforms to name but a few. Extending MFA to the realm of system administration to harden access to the Linux operating system itself is becoming an established […]

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By: msmeissn

May 21, 2018 9:00 pm

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SUSE Addresses Spectre Variant 4

Today, the Google Project Zero team disclosed an additional speculative execution method to obtain data that would otherwise be protected by the CPU. Google, together with CPU, hardware and operating system vendors have worked over the past months to prepare mitigations for this vulnerability, known as Spectre v4. The vulnerability is similar to others in […]

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John Dolen
By: John Dolen

May 3, 2018 2:57 am

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SUSE Partners Provide Endpoint and Data Center Security

RSA Conference, a major information security event, wound down almost two weeks ago.  Hotel prices in San Francisco are back below stratosphere levels (at least for now), but the important work of protecting information continues.  At SUSE, security is a never ending process, and we are committed to delivering best effort […]

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

January 4, 2018 7:58 am

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SUSE Addresses Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

Yesterday the security community and a number of IT vendors announced the existence of several hardware security vulnerabilities that allow potential exploits across a range of hardware architectures and operating systems including but not limited to Linux. https://meltdownattack.com/ SUSE engineers have been collaborating with our partners and the Linux community on upstream Linux […]

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