John Dolen
By: John Dolen

October 31, 2018 10:55 pm

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SUSE Partners Provide Identity, Access, and Privileged User Management

Halloween is being celebrated in many parts of the world today.  While there may be plenty of tricks and treats, and perhaps little goblins showing up at your door, SUSE customers have less to fear, as they leverage security engineered into our products, and provided by our amazing ecosystem partners.  Earlier this year, […]

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Vincent Moutoussamy
By: Vincent Moutoussamy

September 24, 2018 9:59 am

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 4 RC1 is out!

We are happy to announce Release Candidate 1 isos for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 4: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP (SLES for SAP), SUSE Linux Enterprise Just Enough Operating System (JeOS), SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability (SLEHA), SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension ([…]

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BBulmer
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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SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 4 Beta 4 is out!

We are happy to announce Beta 4 isos for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 4: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), NEW SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP (SLES for SAP), SUSE Linux Enterprise Just Enough Operating System (JeOS), SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability (SLEHA), SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension ([…]

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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 KVM Virtualization. SCK 8.[…]

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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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