Recommended update for SUSE Manager Server 3.0

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for SUSE Manager Server 3.0
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:1739-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1031716 #1076931 #1077760 #1080353 #1081977 #1082328 #1082548 #1083001 #1083114 #1085471 #1085667 #1085838 #1087055 #1087131 #1087840 #1088861 #1088878 #1089396 #1089401 #1090395 #1090585 #1091840 #1092194 #1095231 #1096714 #979073
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Server 3.0

  • An update that has 26 recommended fixes can now be installed.


    This update provides the following fixes and improvements for SUSE Manager
    Server 3.0:

    The following new package has been added:


    This package provides compatibility with Python 2.6 for salt.

    The following issues have been fixed:


    - Add py26-compat-salt to be able to connect with salt-ssh to a system
    which only has python2.6 installed


    - Connect to API using FQDN instead of hostname to avoid SSL validation
    problems (bsc#1085667)
    - Add function to update software channel through spacecmd


    - Do not fail boostrap if no ip6addr interface is available (bsc#1090395)
    - Fix encoding for RPM package group in reposync (bsc#1083001)


    - Fix bootstrap script for python3 (bsc#1091840)


    - Do not create new product if product_id exists, update it instead.
    - Fix unknown installed products when using salt-ssh (bsc#1088861)
    - Add SLES12 SP2 LTSS family (bsc#1092194)
    - Fix token cleanup task crashing (bsc#1090585)
    - Fix taskomatic deadlock in failure case (bsc#1085471)
    - Wait until minion is back to set RebootAction as COMPLETED (bsc#1089401)
    - Fix Advanced search for systems with installed packages (bsc#1085838)
    - Fix index out of bound exception when os-release query returns multiple
    package names for RHEL/CentOS (bsc#1076931)
    - More specific message for empty custom system info
    - Fix presence ping (bsc#1080353)
    - Set hostname before hardware refresh as well (bsc#1077760)
    - Adjusted the code to override software channel's gpg_check during
    - Harmonize display of custom system information (bsc#979073)
    - Fix NPE when retrieving OES repo (bsc#1082328)


    - Adapt query to retrieve the servers from the DB after drop of
    rhnServerNetwork table (bsc#1083114)


    - Clone-by-date removes packages only if the list is not empty


    - Set SUSE Manager version to 3.0.12


    - Add 2 new partnumbers to rules file (bsc#1081977)
    - Improve subscription-matcher reporting accuracy via SCC (bsc#1031716)
    - Small bugfixes


    - Fix bootstrap script for python3 (bsc#1091840)
    - Add new traditional packages and renamed to bootstrap repo data
    - Fix unknown installed products when using salt-ssh (bsc#1088861)
    - Add python2-salt to RES7 and SLES12 bootstrap repository
    - Fix bootstrapping RHEL 7 salt client (missing python-ipaddress)
    - Add SLES4SAP-12-SP3-ppc64le as bootstrap repository (bsc#1082548)


    - Enforce susemanager-nodejs-sdk-devel dependency version. (bsc#1095231)


    - Remove update of not existing table (bsc#1087131)


    - Change name of sle12 gpg key
    - Create bootstrap repo only if it exist in the server (bsc#1087840)
    - Fix master tops merging when running salt>=2018


    - Add SLES12-SP2-LTSS product classes (bsc#1092194)
    - Add support for SLES12 SP2 LTSS (bsc#1088878)


    - Support kubernetes access configuration only via kubeconfig. Remove
    other configuration options like url, username, password and

    How to apply this update: 1. Log in as root user to the SUSE Manager
    server. 2. Stop the Spacewalk service: spacewalk-service stop 3. Apply the
    patch using either zypper patch or YaST Online Update. 4. Upgrade the
    database schema: spacewalk-schema-upgrade 5. Start the Spacewalk service:
    spacewalk-service start

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Manager Server 3.0:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Server-3.0-2018-1167=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Manager Server 3.0 (s390x x86_64):
      • patterns-suma_server-3.0-8.3.1
      • susemanager-3.0.27-25.15.1
      • susemanager-frontend-libs-2.1.6-5.3.1
      • susemanager-tools-3.0.27-25.15.1
    • SUSE Manager Server 3.0 (noarch):
      • py26-compat-salt-2016.11.4-3.7.2
      • spacecmd-
      • spacewalk-backend-
      • spacewalk-backend-app-
      • spacewalk-backend-applet-
      • spacewalk-backend-config-files-
      • spacewalk-backend-config-files-common-
      • spacewalk-backend-config-files-tool-
      • spacewalk-backend-iss-
      • spacewalk-backend-iss-export-
      • spacewalk-backend-libs-
      • spacewalk-backend-package-push-server-
      • spacewalk-backend-server-
      • spacewalk-backend-sql-
      • spacewalk-backend-sql-oracle-
      • spacewalk-backend-sql-postgresql-
      • spacewalk-backend-tools-
      • spacewalk-backend-xml-export-libs-
      • spacewalk-backend-xmlrpc-
      • spacewalk-base-
      • spacewalk-base-minimal-
      • spacewalk-base-minimal-config-
      • spacewalk-certs-tools-
      • spacewalk-html-
      • spacewalk-java-
      • spacewalk-java-config-
      • spacewalk-java-lib-
      • spacewalk-java-oracle-
      • spacewalk-java-postgresql-
      • spacewalk-search-
      • spacewalk-taskomatic-
      • spacewalk-utils-
      • subscription-matcher-0.19-6.3.1
      • susemanager-schema-3.0.26-25.17.3
      • susemanager-sls-0.1.27-27.18.1
      • susemanager-sync-data-3.0.21-28.12.1
      • virtual-host-gatherer-1.0.17-7.9.1
      • virtual-host-gatherer-VMware-1.0.17-7.9.1