Like me, many of you have multiple Linux servers to contend with and maintain. Even though ZENworks Linux Management allows you to do numerous, helpful tasks with these servers, you still have to install the agent. Not having the luxury of direct access to these servers and I did not include the ZLM 7.3 Agent in the server build, I had a dilemma. How do I get the servers to install this 600+MB CD image without outside intervention? Once I had burned the ISO to a CD, I found that there are some hard links that can’t be copied, because they point to targets that will be used after the install completes. So copying the ISO data was out. I read some stuff about creating an Add-on in YaST and it worked beautifully. I’ve added some additional stuff that can help prevent further balding. Here’s how I did it.
Tag: ZENworks Linux Management
September 24, 2009 10:21 am1,484 views
January 9, 2009 11:02 am1,060 views
Installing ZENworks Linux Management on a regular basis?
Need to quickly duplicate your ZENworks Linux Management environment structure?
Then this article is for you.
May 5, 2008 2:36 pm1,224 views
Looking for a way to filter out the Security, Optional, Recommended or just want to filter the Kernel only? This is a must read.
April 22, 2008 11:00 pm5,090 views
Freshly Updated: This guide is a supplement to the official ZENworks Linux Management (ZLM) documentation.It is intended to quickly walk through the common setup steps associated with managing a SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) environment mixed with SLES version 9 and SLES version 10. Although there are many features available in version ZLM 7.2 this guide will focus on setting up a lab managed environment for software delivery and patching.
April 21, 2008 5:06 pm1,275 views
April 7, 2008 5:23 pm2,146 views
This solution basically describes how to use AutoYast features to install the ZLM (ZENworks Linux Management) Agent along with OS installation. Here the NFS server is used as network installation source but it holds good with other means of network installation.
October 3, 2007 10:39 am1,090 views
AppNote: Advanced patching of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 with ZENworks Linux Management (ZLM) 7.2
Freshly updated with reader suggestion. ZLM 7.2 is a powerful Linux systems management suite, that provides centralized control of up to hundreds of managed devices. One of the main capabilities is automated system patching, but by default ZLM 7.2 adopts the classic software package overlay approach, also for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 devices. In this document we will thus explore how the native mechanisms of ZLM 7.2 can be used to orchestrate advanced ZYPP-based patching of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 managed devices.
August 30, 2007 9:33 am2,538 views
Want to set up a ZENworks Linux Management Server and a SUSE Installation Service all on one server? Cameron Seader lays it all out for you. Follow the instructions and you will have this working in no time.