Daryl Stokes
By: Daryl Stokes

July 11, 2019 7:45 pm

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SUSE YES Certification for SLE 15 SP1 Now Available

With the official release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1 on June 24, 2019, we also announce the availability of the latest SUSE YES Certification Kit (SCK) version 8.3. The 8.3 SCK now includes certification support for SUSE® Linux Enterprise 15 SP1 including Xen and KVM virtualization certification, and continues support for SUSE® […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

June 26, 2019 12:36 am

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From the store to the core to the cloud: Introducing SUSE Manager for Retail 4

We are very pleased to announce the availability of SUSE Manager for Retail 4! Built on SUSE Manager 4, SUSE Manager for Retail 4 delivers best-in-class open source infrastructure management, optimized and tailored specifically for the Retail industry. This latest release of SUSE Manager for Retail delivers new enhancements focused on improving operational efficiency, increasing […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

June 26, 2019 12:33 am

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Much more with 4! Keeping your infrastructure Healthy, Secure and Compliant with SUSE Manager 4

SUSE Manager 4 MORE….. Opportunities to reduce costs and simplify management Visibility into your Linux based servers and devices Control over complex environments    Ok, before we dig a little into the “MORE” you could be getting with 4 let us first recap how SUSE Manager currently helps enterprise DevOps and IT operations […]

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Daryl Stokes
By: Daryl Stokes

December 13, 2018 5:14 pm

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SUSE YES Certification for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP4 now available

With the official release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP4, the SUSE Partner Engineering team also announces the availability of the YES Certification Kit version 8.2 for system certification.  This new System Certification Kit (SCK) adds support for SLE 12 SP4 including XEN and KVM Virtualization. SCK v8.2 supports the following […]

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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 best practice […]

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Abhinav Puri
By: Abhinav Puri

May 29, 2018 4:25 pm

1,172 views

Enabling the point of service environment of a modern retailer

The plethora of challenges confronting the retailers, in this post-Amazon era, have made it incumbent upon these retailers to transform their business models, in order to generate sustainable growth. Customer preferences and shopping behavior have been evolving at a frantic pace. This new channel-agnostic customer expects the shopping experience to be personalized and seamless across […]

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Joachim Werner
By: Joachim Werner

March 9, 2018 2:06 pm

2,472 views

Who needs more field types if you can have all of them?

Formulas with Forms are one of the most powerful features that make SUSE Manager the ideal tool for consistently managing the configuration of hundreds or thousands of servers. If you don't know about them yet, you may want to read this previous post first. Since we added Formulas with Forms to SUSE Manager, customers, partners, […]

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Drew
By: Drew

December 4, 2017 11:24 am

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System YES Certification with a PTF or another maintenance update

During a typical YES Certification of a server or workstation, the Gold Master (GM) release of SUSE Linux Enterprise with the latest Service Pack (SP) is installed on the hardware during certification tests. Sometimes, the GM release needs specific fixes or updates in order to be compatible with a particular hardware platform. As hardware systems […]

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Abhinav Puri
By: Abhinav Puri

November 6, 2017 10:22 am

2,485 views

SUSE Manager for Retail – The future of managing your point of service environment

The retail IT infrastructure is a very peculiar environment to manage, particularly with regards to the point of service (POS) devices. By its very nature, the retail business is characterized by a multitude of end point devices spread across diverse geographical locations, with the IT admins always vying for centralized management of their point of […]

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