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Covering installed systems with Long Term Service Pack Support repositories



By: coolguys-suse

April 25, 2013 11:53 am

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There are many reasons you might not always upgrade SLES whenever a new Support Pack is released.  You might have policies or even regulatory requirements that affect how often you can upgrade.  You might have resource constraints that force you to take a longer time to transition to a new SP level.  And it is …

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Categories: Subscription Management Tool, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio, Technical Solutions

SUSE Studio: Not Just For Lazy People



By: linuxscribe

February 15, 2013 12:45 pm

Reads: 554

I am learning lots of new things in my job here at SUSE, skills I have never really had to master in my long tenure as gadfly journalist. There’s the usual stuff, like re-learning the whole corporate team-player thing (Brian, you know it’s not cool to take all of the donuts in the break room …

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With SUSE Manager, a new Service Pack is now just a few clicks away!



By: joachimwerner

February 8, 2013 2:09 pm

Reads: 518

For quite a while SUSE Manager has been supporting Service Pack upgrades via AutoYaST and the SUSE Manager remote provisioning feature. Now there is an even easier way of migrating a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to a new Service Pack, built right into the SUSE Manager Web UI! As usual I wanted to provide screenshots …

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SUSE and UPW team up to help you stay compliant



By: joachimwerner

August 11, 2012 3:33 pm

Reads: 365

SUSE Linux Enterprise has a nice track record of being the secure operating system platform that you can trust for your most mission-critical applications. Our engineers and our security team ensure that the presets we chose are secure by default, and our “Security Center and Hardening” module in the YaST configuration management tool offers a …

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

SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center



By: amiej

May 21, 2012 6:02 pm

Reads: 1834

Today at the Open Source Business Conference,  SUSE and Microsoft announced the a beta version of the latest interoperability project from the companys’ longstanding alliance.  The SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center connects the Linux server management capabilities provided by SUSE Manager to System Center, Microsoft’s management platform.  As a result, customers will be …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Expert Views, SUSE Manager

Small improvements can have a large impact: We are making remote reboots easier!



By: joachimwerner

May 9, 2012 2:47 pm

Reads: 371

SUSE Manager makes patching large numbers of Linux servers so much easier. And because a picture is worth a thousand words, we’ve made a video for you. Now, there’s one little thing that SUSE Manager leaves as an exercise to the system administrator – some updates, usually kernel patches, require a system reboot. Fortunately, compared …

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SUSE Manager Goes Mobile!



By: joachimwerner

May 4, 2012 8:39 am

Reads: 1188

SUSE Manager makes it easy to manage thousands of Linux servers remotely using just a web browser. Now with SUSE Manager Mobile you have the freedom to manage your servers with an Android phone or tablet, anytime, anywhere. If you watched the Brainshare 2011 SUSE keynote live or on Youtube or have seen the IT …

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SUSE Manager Eases the Burden of Compliance

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By: Douglas Jarvis

April 30, 2012 7:35 pm

Reads: 454

Regulatory and corporate auditing requirements are becoming a way of business for organizations around the world.  Even enterprises in industries, such as banking, insurance, health care, and government, that have traditionally high compliance requirements are seeing those demands increase.  That is why SUSE Manager was built with compliance in mind and why we have added …

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Deploying Linux images can be fun!



By: joachimwerner

April 20, 2012 9:12 pm

Reads: 568

In my first post on integration between SUSE Manager and SUSE Studio, I promised to post more screenshots as soon as the image deployment feature was available. That time has come so here we go. This is a guest contribution by Johannes Renner, one of the developers in our SUSE Manager team: “You already know …

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SUSE Manager and Point of Service: A Dream Team



By: joachimwerner

March 16, 2012 1:44 pm

Reads: 630

Blue sky with no clouds over Nuremberg today. So let’s go with a “brick-and-mortar” topic for a change. I’ll get back to the Cloud soon: Some of you may know that my former role at SUSE was to take care of the Retail and Point of Service business. As the only Linux vendor in the …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Manager

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