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SUSE® Manager 2.1―Preview and Release Date



By: SaSoe

April 16, 2014 8:06 am

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SUSE is updating its Linux systems management platform SUSE® Manager. The next version, SUSE Manager 2.1, is based on the open source project Spacewalk 2.1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3. SUSE Manager 2.1 will be available as an appliance for x86-64 hardware and IBM System z. The launch is expected at beginning of …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Manager

Using sapconf to prepare a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to run SAP systems



By: uschairer

April 8, 2014 10:55 am

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Need to prepare your SUSE Linux Enterprise Server installation to run SAP products like SAP Netweaver, SAP BW, etc.? Come learn how the sapconf package can automate a lot of the parameter configuration tasks outlined in the SAP installation guides. From calculating and setting Linux kernel parameters, to setting process resource limits, sapconf can save you considerable time, and help you avoid the errors that come from manual entry.

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

ClamSAP – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Integrates Virus Protection for SAP

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

March 24, 2014 11:15 am

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Daily press reports show that increased networking and digitalization of the business world are subjecting companies’ IT systems to ever more serious security risks. The latest Cybercrime study undertaken by PwC – the largest of its kind – comes to the conclusion that the number of global security incidents has risen by 25% over the …

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

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

Reads: 292

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

LJDT: LDAP Data and Schema Comparisons



By: ab

August 7, 2013 2:53 pm

Reads: 642

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

Have you ever wanted to compare data between eDirectory trees, or schema between servers, or objects between entirely different directories (OpenLDAP and eDirectory, for example)? It should be possible, of course, as both systems are accessible via LDAP. Still, how does one go about doing this kind of comparison? Well, because you are running on the right server or workstation, Linux Just Does That.

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

Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3



By: davidbyte

July 22, 2013 8:40 am

Reads: 1083

When it comes to change, most IT shops and OEMs would prefer not to make a jump to a recent OS update until they absolutely must. I understand, I’ve been there and done that. Understanding the aversion, I am still encouraging every partner (end user, IHV or OEM) to make the jump to SLES 11 SP3. Why? …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

XFS: The Enterprise File System of Choice



By: davidbyte

June 14, 2013 3:25 pm

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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

An introduction to system snapshot and rollback with Snapper and BtrFS on SLES 11 SP2



By: jkalcic

March 2, 2012 2:31 pm

Reads: 2828

With the release of Service Pack 2 for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, the support to a new (better) file system and a new (snappy) tool have been introduced providing the ability to do system snapshots rollbacks, a very powerful and interesting feature. These are BtrFS and Snapper respectively.

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My Collection of Useful Linux Admin Tricks

mfaris01

By: mfaris01

January 11, 2011 1:56 pm

Reads: 588

The purpose of Novell Cool Solutions is to disseminate information that contributors provide and share what they think is Cool. To continue with this purpose and tradition, I have compiled a list of what I think are Cool Tips and Shortcuts that have greatly improved the efficiency of my life with Linux.
I hope you think they are Cool Solutions too!

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Easy Running of Scripts at Boot and Shutdown



By: mikewillis

May 27, 2010 2:46 pm

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In a previous Cool Solutions submission I made reference to running scripts during shutdown and boot. This is something I do on all the machines I manage. I use such scripts to perform maintenance tasks and make sure various custom configurations are in place. Here’s how I do it.

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