By: Marcus Meissner

January 10, 2019 3:25 pm

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Stack clashing systemd aka “System Down”

One and a half year ago the security research company Qualys reported a new attack class against common operating systems called "Stack Clash". We documented this in our TID 7020973. The core security problem is that variable sized stack allocations could be used to overwrite heap memory as stack and heap grow towards each […]

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Vincent Moutoussamy
By: Vincent Moutoussamy

December 19, 2018 4:53 pm

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 1 Beta 1 !

"Time flies when you're having fun", 6 months after releasing the official SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 GA and 1 week after releasing the official SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP4, your SUSE Linux Enterprise Engineering Team (SUSE LEET?!) is thrilled to announce the first beta of SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1! You can download […]

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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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fmherschel
By: fmherschel

December 13, 2018 11:10 am

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SAP HANA Cost-optimized – An alternative Route is available

Why should I change my route? Sometimes the direct way could end up in dead end. In such cases an alternative route is needed to come to the desired destination. What does that mean for my SAP HANA cost optimized scenario? Where is the possible dead end? In some installations we have seen that the […]

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Raj Meel
By: Raj Meel

December 12, 2018 8:07 pm

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 4 is Generally Available

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 4 is now generally available. Service Pack 4 marks the fourth generation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, a major code stream and product foundation with a lifecycle from 2014 to 2024 plus Long Term Support (10+3 years). This release consolidates all fixes and updates introduced since SUSE Linux […]

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berndschubert
By: berndschubert

December 10, 2018 9:31 am

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SAP HANA Systemreplication Automation with SUSE HA on Alibaba Cloud

A new Best Practice is available! A few days before I went to the TechEd 2018 in Bangalore we published the documentation “SAP HANA High Availability Cross-Zone Solution on Alibaba Cloud with SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP2” on the SUSE website. (direct link) The Alibaba Cloud team and SUSE team here from the […]

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By: Erico Mendonca

December 7, 2018 1:59 pm

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KVM networking: a simple way to manage port forwards and configuration

QEMU/KVM offers powerful networking features, including the ability to create many kinds of networks for your VMs. These can be either an isolated network, a NAT network, or a bridge. There are built-in services that can be configured to serve DNS and DHCP (including PXE support), so you do not need to bother maintaining these […]

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BBulmer
By: BBulmer

December 7, 2018 9:03 am

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Happy Holidays from the SUSE Academic Program  

Our gift to you:   The holiday season is all about giving and at SUSE we want to continue to give the gift of education. In the academic community, the holidays often mark the end of a semester, which means it’s a perfect time to see how our program can benefit your students in […]

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Lawrence Kearney
By: Lawrence Kearney

November 27, 2018 2:06 am

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Deploying SLURM PAM modules on SLE compute nodes

Security in High Performance Computing (HPC) environments has always been a proposal of relativity. Striking a balance between implementing an adequate level of security and not interfering with “getting the science done”. In the simplest terms the primary security realms HPC systems and clusters are exposed to are environmental and user facing. More specifically […]

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By: Marcus Meissner

November 26, 2018 2:29 pm

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Overview of Meltdown and Spectre CPU issues

Meltdown and Spectre - current overview The out-of-order execution features of processors, together with speculated execution and lacking permission checking recently lead to new two major classes of side channel attacks that could leak privileged information. The core issue is that some side effects of out-of-order execution are not being rolled back fully when the […]

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