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Using SUSE Manager for OES Management



By: PMadhan

July 12, 2013 8:43 am

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In response to popular demand, they have made it possible to manage OES11 systems using SUSE Manager. It can also be used to upgrade to OES11SP1.

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Categories: Open Enterprise Server on SLES, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

VNC Two Factor Authentication for Remote Administration

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By: peter6960

June 28, 2013 11:17 am

Reads: 617

Enabling two-factor authentication for Remote Administration VNC:
Require administrators to authenticate to XVnc first, before the Gnome Login is even presented.
Your Auditors will love this!

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

XFS: The Enterprise File System of Choice



By: davidbyte

June 14, 2013 3:25 pm

Reads: 4456

Few things in the Linux world get as much of a heated debate as the choice and usage of file systems.  This debate has been raging long and hard between supporters of the major enterprise distributions for some years, with the two positions staked out being XFS and Ext4.   This conflict is about to …

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

Sieste – Siesta: Snap Before a Nap

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By: mge1512

June 14, 2013 9:23 am

Reads: 719

After enjoying a rich Menu du jour with green snapper and vegetables, probably served with some white wine, you may want to get some rest. In France “Sieste”, also known as “Siesta” in Italy and Spain, is a tradition that unfortunately is not common in other countries, such as Germany. It seems to be common …

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Configuration For Windows Azure



By: coolguys-suse

June 3, 2013 1:50 am

Reads: 477

Windows Azure Linux Agent Windows Azure Linux Agent (waagent) manages VM interaction with Windows Azure Fabric Controller. It provides the following functionality for SUSE IaaS deployments: Image Provisioning Creating user accounts Configuring SSH authentication types Deploying SSH public keys and key pairs Setting the host name Publishing the host name to the platform DNS Reporting …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, Technical Solutions

How to create a custom virtual machine running SUSE Linux Enterprise by using Azure Management Portal



By: coolguys-suse

June 3, 2013 1:06 am

Reads: 547

In this article you will learn how to create a custom virtual machine From Gallery in the Management Portal. This method provides more options for configuring the virtual machine when you create it, such as the connected resources, the DNS name and network connectivity if needed.

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Categories: Cloud Computing, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, Technical Solutions

Package and System Management Tools for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and openSUSE



By: coolguys-suse

June 3, 2013 1:03 am

Reads: 1527

By Dobrin Dobrev The purpose of this page is to point out some tools for package and system management specific to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and openSUSE. This page is linked from the images which run SUSE in a cloud provider environment so some prior Linux experience is assumed. Install Additional Software SUSE Linux Enterprise …

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Categories: SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Studio, Technical Solutions

systemd Is Not About “Système D”



By: fcrozat

May 23, 2013 12:48 pm

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A lot has been written about systemd, so it is a good time to explain what systemd will bring to your SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 system (you can already taste systemd for your self with openSUSE).

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

Menu du jour: Vivaneau vert sur lit de légumes au beurre et suprêmes de pamplemousse

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By: mge1512

May 3, 2013 3:30 pm

Reads: 1936

Called “Aprion virescens” in Latin, “Uku” in Micronesia, and “green jobfish” in English, “vivaneau vert” is a tasty table fish. It’s also called “blue-green snapper,” and thus shares its name and color with the other Snapper that is very familiar to the SUSE communities.

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

Covering installed systems with Long Term Service Pack Support repositories



By: coolguys-suse

April 25, 2013 11:53 am

Reads: 688

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

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