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Introducing SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 Beta 1



We are excited to introduce our very first SUSE OpenStack Cloud Public Beta Program with the release of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 Beta 1 !

Please check out our main SUSE OpenStack Cloud Beta page for more information:

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 focuses on four major topics:

    • OpenStack Rocky Release: new upstream OpenStack content,
    • Update to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4: The latest version of our core SLES 12 Operating System, which is at the end of it’s developpement phase. More information on SLES 12 SP4 at
    • New Day2 User Interface for Cloud Lifecycle Manager: this allow operators to use a grapical user interface to view the health of the cloud and to make operational changes
    • IPv6 Support: IPv6 Support for Tenant and Control Plane Networks.

These functions will be phased into the various release within the beta timeline.

Notable changes for Beta 1


  • Most OpenStack upstream packages are now based on the stable/rocky upstream branch (excepting those who still do not have a stable/rocky branch).


  • OpenStack has been updated to the Rocky release.
  • All nodes used for Administration and OpenStack are now using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 as Operating System.


It comes with the following limitations:

  • Crowbar: The Monasca and Magnum barclamps do not apply
  • Cloud Lifecycle Manager: The switch to Rocky based packages broke CLM installation across the board, since the CLM has not been adapted for Rocky, yet


SUSE OpenStack Cloud Public Beta Program

For more information, please visit our official SUSE OpenStack Cloud Beta Page. Or Contact us via our Cloud Beta Mailing List.

We are thankful for your support in trying out our beta products and we welcome your feedback.

Have fun beta testing!

Your SUSE OpenStack Cloud Team

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