Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

June 6, 2017 8:49 am


Sweating hardware assets at Experian with SUSE Enterprise Storage

When Experian’s Business Information (BI) team overseeing infrastructure and IT functions saw the customers’ demand for better and more comprehensive data insights grow at an unprecedented rate, the company required a better storage solution that would enable them to maintain the same performance level. Implementing the SUSE Enterprise Storage solution gave Experian a starting platform […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

April 4, 2017 5:57 am


SUSE Enterprise Storage: A Sensible Solution for Disk-to-Disk Backup

 “Don’t lock yourself in to an expensive backup solution that will not grow gracefully as your needs change. SUSE Enterprise Storage combines the economies of commodity or industry standard storage and open source software with lowest-in-class licensing and enterprise-grade hardware certification and support.” In today’s data-driven world, a unified backup strategy is more important than […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

December 14, 2016 2:31 am


IT Brand Pulse Awards Industry First Award to SUSE for CephFS support

CephFS Unlocks Universal Software Defined Storage In In 2016 the Ceph development team released Jewel, the tenth major version of Ceph. The Jewel release of Ceph provides significant new functionality, including support for CephFS. The availability of CephFS is the last building block needed for Ceph to fulfill the promise of delivering a universal solution […]

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By: ataschner

October 29, 2014 10:44 am


Forensic analysis of patchlevel in a supportconfig

Updated: Do you ever get exposed to supportconfig files from servers that do not have access to update repositories? Or do you find it difficult to relate to patch numbers of updates (not) installed in updates.txt of a supportconfig?

If so, how do you easily find out if there are pending updates available from SUSE/Novell to be installed on the system to make it up to date?

Exactly – you don’t.
Until now…

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By: mrlinux

April 30, 2014 10:21 am


Installing VMware Tools the easy way – OSP

This tool from MrLinux lets you install VMware tools very easily using online repos from vmware.com

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By: jrecord

March 25, 2013 9:53 am


supportconfig for Linux

Updated: Collects important system information for troubleshooting.

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By: pommer

May 15, 2012 11:55 am



ovpnstatd is a status collector daemon for OpenVPN. Apart of collecting data of openvpn-sessions, it also displays the data on a simple but useful web page. The program also provides a hook for sending “passive notifications” to Nagios with “send_nsca”.

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By: skoltogyan

February 15, 2012 5:24 pm


Openvpn + Auth from eDIr (LDAP)

Example integration OpenVPN + eDir.
In this article I will describe how to assign necessary access rights directly in eDirectory, for OpenVPN connections.

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By: rhasleton

September 21, 2011 2:39 pm


SMT Command Line Administration

Do you need an automated way to use SMT through the command line?

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By: thorsten_kampe

June 21, 2011 3:15 am


SLP Snoop for Linux and Windows

Updated: SLP Snoop shows SLP services and attributes by scope and service type.

This is a reimplementation of the old Novell Consulting “SLPSNOOP”
utility which doesn’t work on Windows Vista and above or Linux.

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