By: pthompson

April 11, 2013 10:19 am


Taking Screenshots from within YaST

Here’s a quick way of taking ‘screenshots’ from within YaST, which might be useful when documenting configuration steps.

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By: natesh7

July 13, 2010 2:30 pm


Shutdown report Shell script

A Shell script to get the shutdown and up-time of a Linux box. Works well on Red Hat and SUSE box. You can also create a cron job which will send mail to ( about the run-time, shutdown time, and the start-up time of the Linux box.

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By: gbianchi77

January 22, 2010 11:52 am


How to configure SLES 11 to cache and send log events to Sentinel via rsyslogd

If you are using syslog or syslog-ng to send log events to Sentinel, you might have noticed that if there are communication problems with the collector manager, your events might be lost.

You can get around this limitation by installing rsyslogd, which is included in your SLES 11 installation media.

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By: ab

May 11, 2009 5:27 pm


Creating a Novell Support Advisor serverList.xml File Automatically

With Novell Support Advisor (NSA) it’s possible to retrieve data from your servers, but entering in all your servers takes too much time. How many people will it take to find and insert all your options from which to gather data? With one open source tool and one line of script, just you and a minute of your time.

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By: ab

April 30, 2009 1:23 pm


Introduction to Novell Support Advisor 1.0.0

Get an introduction into the newest way to save time in your own development and administration of a Novell or even non-Novell environment using Novell Support Advisor.

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By: mendesdomnic

February 26, 2009 8:00 am


Know your Hardware

Need to know about your system hardware without opening your computer? Here’s a short tip from Domnic Mendes that should help.

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By: variia

January 22, 2009 10:21 am


Unlimited Bash History

Ivan Vari shares a tip on how to keep unlimited bash history for your machine.

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By: dhardik

September 25, 2008 12:24 pm


How to Check the Ethernet Card Network Link Status in SLES/SLED

Hardik Dalwadi shares a tip on how to use the ifplugstatus utility to help with diagnosing Network related issues.

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By: dhardik

August 29, 2008 1:10 pm


How to get a sorted list of large space used files/directories in SLED/SLES

dhardik shares a tip on how to get a sorted list of large space used files and directories using CLI (Command Linux Interface).

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By: DamianMyerscough

June 26, 2008 4:06 pm


Syslog-ng – SSH Logging

In SUSE Linux Enterprise Server you may have noticed that the SSH daemon logs are written to the /var/log/messages log file, this can be a little annoying because it makes spotting errors a little more tedious.

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