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Forensic analysis of patchlevel in a supportconfig

ataschner

By: ataschner

October 29, 2014 10:44 am

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Updated: Do you ever get exposed to supportconfig files from servers that do not have access to update repositories? Or do you find it difficult to relate to patch numbers of updates (not) installed in updates.txt of a supportconfig?

If so, how do you easily find out if there are pending updates available from SUSE/Novell to be installed on the system to make it up to date?

Exactly – you don’t.
Until now…

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Training Now Available

George Shi

By: George Shi

October 28, 2014 10:10 am

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Now that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 has been released, you may be wondering how to learn more about it. Why not participate the new SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 trainings? There are three courses available today: What’s New in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 — Course 3126 This course gives students early access to …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 is now available.



By: Miller Michael

October 27, 2014 7:22 am

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The newest major release of SUSE Linux Enterprise, version 12, is now available — and includes the latest technological innovations from upstream to provide our customers with increased uptime, improved operational efficiency and accelerated innovation. SUSE is no stranger to innovation in enterprise Linux.  We were the first to include Xen, the first to include …

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HDS Shows How to Save Hours Patching SAP HANA



By: davidbyte

October 24, 2014 12:23 pm

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We’ve been working with HDS for some time now in regards to SAP HANA solutions.  As a company, HDS understands how to efficiently deliver SAP and SAP HANA to clients around the globe.  At this week’s TechEd & d-Code show, they stepped it up a notch by adding SUSE Manager to the mix.  This addition of …

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

The POODLE weakness in the SSL protocol (CVE-2014-3566)

mge1512

By: mge1512

October 15, 2014 9:17 am

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Your immediate action is required In short: The POODLE attack to the SSL 3.0 protocol, published last night (https://www.openssl.org/~bodo/ssl-poodle.pdf) requires server and desktop administrators and desktop users to carefully review their security protocol settings in packages such as HTTP Servers (such as Apache, Tomcat), SMTP Servers (such as Postfix), IMAP Servers, … as well as …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Current information about SAPHanaSR – the resource agents for SAP HANA system replication



By: fmherschel

September 30, 2014 12:33 pm

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What is this solution about? The new solution created by SUSE is to automate the takeover in SAP HANA system replication setups. The basic idea is that only synchronizing the data to the second SAP HANA instance is not enough, as this only solves the problem of having the data shipped to a second instance. …

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

ShellShock, SUSE and You

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

September 29, 2014 10:51 am

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This last week, a security vulnerability in the Bash shell — known as the “Bash Bug” or “ShellShock” — was reported.  This vulnerability could allow for executing code on a remote machine and, as such, fixing this security issue was a top priority. Luckily, patches to resolve this vulnerability were created, tested and made available …

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Microsoft’s Linux on Azure Test Automation benefits the SUSE ISV

Darren Davis

By: Darren Davis

September 24, 2014 8:59 am

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SUSE has collaborated with Microsoft for years now to make SUSE Linux Enterprise interoperate in a Microsoft environment.  Some examples are: Linux Integration components which enable SUSE Linux Enterprise to run seamlessly as a guest on Microsoft Hyper-V Support for Microsoft Hyper-V as a supported hypervisor for SUSE Cloud SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Free Tools, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Simpler Future with SAP and Partners: Your Choice of Innovation at Lower Cost and Higher Performance

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

September 22, 2014 12:12 am

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Score:5

Numerous practical examples demonstrate that SAP solutions with partners are continuing to make great strides in the IT market. This is especially true for SAP customers who migrate their business-critical applications to save costs and increase availability and system performance, including companies that rely on the in-memory database SAP HANA or want to make their …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE and SGI achieve another performance milestone

Mark Longwell

By: Mark Longwell

September 12, 2014 7:28 am

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Once again our partnership with SGI has led to another performance milestone. Based upon the SGI press release, Imperial College in London increases performance, efficiency and security of high performance computing services with SGI using the Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3. This is a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SP 3 based system.

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