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What is a CVE and How Can It Benefit Me?

J. S. Evans

By: J. S. Evans

October 10, 2017 3:25 pm

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Score:5

Like a lot of the things that I write here, this is a question that came up in a ticket that I worked on recently. A customer recently received a message like this: Samba is a freely available file- and printer-sharing application maintained and developed by the Samba Development Team. Samba allows users to share …

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Categories: IT Infrastructure Management, Server, Technical Solutions

Nagrania zajęć i prezentacje z Letniej Akademii SUSE

Rafal Kruschewski

By: Rafal Kruschewski

September 21, 2017 3:37 am

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Score:5

Za nami druga edycja Letniej Akademii SUSE. Podczas zajęć pokazywaliśmy najbardziej interesujące funkcje naszych rozwiązań, ale także jak zacząć z nich korzystać. Mówiliśmy m.in. o konteneryzacji (Kubernetes/MicroOS/Salt), wdrażaniu chmur (OpenStack) i pamięci masowej zdefiniowanej programowo (Ceph), zapewnieniu ciągłości działania (Live Patching) i odpowiedniej konfiguracji serwerów Linux (Salt). W organizację tegorocznej Akademii włączyli się konsultanci SUSE, …

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Categories: Containers, Containers as a Service, Geo Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, IT Infrastructure Management, OpenStack, Polish, Software-defined Storage, SUSE CaaS Platform, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Storage

Our CVE Pages – self help to security issues in SUSE Linux Enterprise



By: msmeissn

September 5, 2017 8:33 pm

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SUSE CVE Pages SUSE offers various self-service options for getting information on Security Issues. One of these self-service options that are intended for human consumption are our CVE Pages. For every CVE that might be related to our products we provide a webpage with our current status. These pages cover SUSE Enterprise products, and also contain …

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

Current Developments in SUSE TPM Packages



By: mgerstner

September 5, 2017 8:20 pm

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Score:5

In this post I want to give you an overview about recent developments regarding TPM in general and improvements in the area of TPM software packages brought to you in SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 3. I will present our ongoing efforts in this area. What is TPM? TPM stands for Trusted Platform Module. …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, IT Infrastructure Management, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE News, Technical Solutions

Remote Data Center Encryption for Your SAP HANA Log Data

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

August 21, 2017 6:48 am

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Score:5

Every single data area processed in SAP HANA is highly sensitive. To safeguard against security threats, SAP HANA includes a built-in feature that encrypts the vast majority of accrued data, known as data volumes, on the SAP HANA server’s hard drive. However, there is no built-in way to encrypt the log files that record ongoing …

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

Zapraszamy na Letnią Akademię SUSE – Od zera do bohatera

Rafal Kruschewski

By: Rafal Kruschewski

August 18, 2017 11:46 am

Reads:1,409

Score:5

Zwykle w czasie wakacji w dziale IT jest nieco mniej pracy. Warto więc to wykorzystać i poszerzyć swoją wiedzę o najważniejszych obecnie rozwiązaniach open source podczas drugiej edycji Letniej Akademii SUSE.  W tym roku będziemy na niej mówić o konteneryzacji (Kubernetes/MicroOS/Salt), wdrażaniu chmur (OpenStack) i pamięci masowej zdefiniowanej programowo (Ceph), zapewnieniu ciągłości działania (Live Patching) …

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Categories: Containers, Containers as a Service, Events, Geo Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, OpenStack, Polish, Software-defined Storage, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Storage

Security in numbers

Marijn

By: Marijn

August 2, 2017 10:05 am

Reads:568

Score:Unrated

During my career I worked most of the time for companies that sold proprietary software and it’s only now, while currently working for SUSE, that I finally see how rich with ample projects the open source world is and how filled it is with software vendors that carry the most surprising names such as Gimp, …

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Categories: Benelux

Configuring Smart Card authentication on SUSE Linux Enterprise



By: Andreas Stieger

July 28, 2017 7:58 am

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This guide describes the configuration of Smart Card authentication on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. Smart Cards are used for user authentication and related cryptography applications. The configuration described here includes the Common Access Card (commonly referred to CAC card) , as used by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) for civil and military …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

SAPPHIRE NOW: The Realities Of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

SaSoe

By: SaSoe

May 9, 2017 5:41 am

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The following article has been contributed by Lesley Steventon, Virtual Forge, Inc. SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference is fast approaching. Here are several great reasons to include SUSE partner – and hosting SAP partner Virtual Forge, Inc. as a “must have” on your conference agenda this year!  Schedule an Onsite Strategy Meeting in Virtual …

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

There’s Life in the Old Dog Yet: Mainframes Are Gaining Ground — Also Thanks to Linux

chabowski

By: chabowski

April 24, 2017 1:25 pm

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Score:5

This article has originally been published in German at DataCenter Insider with the title “Wie wunderbar sind Mainframes – dank Linux“. A huge “Thank You” to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog. Despite all the prophecies of doom, mainframes have never really “gone out of fashion”, and their …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

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