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The holy cluster. Part 2 HAE Setup

Chris Mertens

By: Chris Mertens

July 13, 2017 12:05 pm

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Welcome to part 2! Still not braindead after part one (Holy Cluster Part 1 ISCSI Setup)? Fantastic! So here we go. In part 1 I showed you how to setup ISCSI shared storage for the cluster. In this second part I will show you how to set up the HAE server, including creating the STONITH …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

The holy cluster. Part 1 ISCSI Setup

Chris Mertens

By: Chris Mertens

July 11, 2017 11:34 am

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Since I need to support quite some customers using High Availability Clustering I was quite often in the need to of having a test lab where I can try re-producing customer issues. Sometimes even trying to understand customer issues as well ;-). So I thought hey there must be a complete guide A-Z on how …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Hardware YES Certification with an installation kit or driver kit (also known as kISO)

Drew

By: Drew

June 21, 2017 4:05 pm

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An installation or driver kit from SUSE is simply a method to deliver the latest SUSE Linux Enterprise related drivers or other software in a packaged and supported bootable image. Installation kits can be used for any of the following reasons: To update storage drivers, which require very early loading in the installation and boot …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Lenovo™ and SUSE® deliver the first integrated enterprise Linux TPM 2.0 solution

Drew

By: Drew

March 9, 2017 1:17 pm

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The Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a cryptographic component of many enterprise-class servers.  TPM is an integral part of hardware-based security in these servers, providing tasks such as user authentication, remote access and data protection. System functions such as Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel TXT) use TPM enhancements to help deliver system security. TPM 2.0 …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, IT Infrastructure Management, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Are YES CERTIFICATION bulletin Config Notes from “the Dark Side” of hardware compatibility?

Drew

By: Drew

February 13, 2017 2:30 pm

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The easy answer is nope—no way! That comes from a person with years of YES CERTIFICATION experience, not some Rogue person who suddenly has their Force Awaken one day! Please read on, because “Fear is the path to the dark side” and “Hard to see, the Dark Side is!” In a previous, multi-part set of …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Virtualization

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from an operating system perspective

Drew

By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

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In a recent blog I discussed the transition from BIOS (Basic Input Output System) to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware from a hardware perspective. In this blog I’ll address the comparison from the operating system perspective. There is a definite overlap between each …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Installation Wizard from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server: Ready-to-Run SAP Solutions in Just a Few Steps

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

February 19, 2014 10:06 am

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Some time ago, the IT journalist and blogger Jürgen Donauer wrote in Germany’s popular IT magazine Computerwoche: “YaST (Yet Another Setup Tool) is without doubt one of the greatest strengths of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES). This graphic configuration tool is intuitive and easy to use, and it produces quick results. In this respect, SLES …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Taking Screenshots from within YaST



By: pthompson

April 11, 2013 10:19 am

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

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Configuring a SLES DHCP Failover



By: mwilmsen

June 24, 2010 6:09 pm

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In most networks DHCP is one of the single-point-of-failures. If DHCP fails, every devices relying on DHCP cannot function.

In order to provide a high availability to your DHCP server, set up a backup DHCP server running the same Linux distribution and version, as follows:

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Installing and Configuring KDump on SLES 10 for Kernel Crash Analysis

mfaris01

By: mfaris01

May 25, 2010 11:14 am

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Although Linux continues to prove itself as one of the most stable platforms ever, there are times when something goes awry and bad things happen.

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