By: David Rocha

September 30, 2019 3:50 am


Solution: Enable LTSS for On-demand Amazon Web Services Images

The Private Repository scenario below applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP4 on-demand subscription images that SUSE publishes for Amazon Web Services (AWS). If you are running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP4 on-demand images, there are a few important facts that you need to know: SLES 11 SP4 reached the end […]

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By: Peter Schinagl

February 4, 2011 4:30 pm


Appliance Toolkit (ATK) Helper Guide

Appliance Toolkit Landscape OBS openSUSE Build Service (OBS) creates repositories with RPM packages built from sources NCC the Novell Customer Center provides patches and updates to SUSE Linux Enterprise customer SMT Subscription Management Tool (SMT) mirrors the Novell repositories into the corporate network Studio Onsite consume repositories (from OBS and/or SMT) to build appliances SLMS […]

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By: ataschner

November 12, 2008 6:31 pm


Creating a YUM Repository and Publishing it with SMT

YUM (Yellow dog Updater, Modified) repositories are represented in XML where the repository metadata is stored in gzipped XML files in a repodata subdirectory - sibling to the rpm subdirectory. Repositories are described at Software Repositories. Both SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) Desktop and Server 10 can be used to create the repository as the SLE […]

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By: Michael Friesenegger

October 31, 2008 2:17 pm


Sneakernetting SLES10 SP2 Updates using the Subscription Management Tool (SMT)

An installation server can be added if there are a number of servers in the secured location that can be updated over the secured network. Look at the “Using an Installation server in the secured location” section. Otherwise, the updates will need to be local to each SLES server that is updated. Here is […]

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By: ataschner

September 5, 2008 5:47 pm


How to clean SMT completely out of Apache DocumentRoot

In some scenarios it is not feasible to place the Subscription Management Tool (SMT) certificate and repository directories inside the apache2 DocumentRoot structure. It can for instance be security policies that prohibit even creating symbolic links to the SMT data within the DocumentRoot. Disclaimer: Before reading on, you must be aware that this is not […]

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By: ataschner

August 15, 2008 11:50 am


Keep your SUSE Linux Desktops, Servers and OES Servers Updated with Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise

You don't want to let/have all your machines connect to Novell Customer Center to register and retrieve updates for bandwidth and / or security reasons. You have servers or desktops in isolated networks that are difficult to update without having to invent your own update management solutions. You are using the the "yup" (Yum […]

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