Guide

SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is the reference platform for the software development of SAP. It is optimized in various ways for SAP applications. This guide provides detailed information about installing and customizing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension is also part of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.

Overview

The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications Guide is divided into the following chapters:

What Is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications?

An overview of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.

Planning the Installation

Information on hardware requirements, the installation workflow, partitioning, and other installation planning aspects.

Installing the Operating System

Installing the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server operating system that forms the basis of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.

Installing SAP Applications

Installing SAP applications on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, either directly after the installation of the operating system or in a running system.

Setting Up an Installation Server for SAP Media Sets

Setting up a server for all Installation Media used within your organization.

Software Components

Description of tools to configure SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.

Additional Documentation and Resources

Chapters in this manual contain links to additional documentation resources that are either available on the system or on the Internet.

Feedback

Several feedback channels are available:

Bugs and Enhancement Requests

For services and support options available for your product, refer to http://www.suse.com/support/.

To report bugs for a product component, go to https://scc.suse.com/support/requests, log in, and select Submit New SR.

User Comments

We want to hear your comments about and suggestions for this manual and the other documentation included with this product. Use the User Comments feature at the bottom of each page in the online documentation or go to http://www.suse.com/doc/feedback.html and enter your comments there.

Mail

For feedback on the documentation of this product, you can also send a mail to doc-team@suse.de. Make sure to include the document title, the product version and the publication date of the documentation. To report errors or suggest enhancements, provide a concise description of the problem and refer to the respective section number and page (or URL).

Documentation Conventions

The following typographical conventions are used in this manual:

  • /etc/passwd: directory names and file names

  • placeholder: replace placeholder with the actual value

  • PATH: the environment variable PATH

  • ls, --help: commands, options, and parameters

  • user: users or groups

  • Alt, Alt+F1: a key to press or a key combination; keys are shown in uppercase as on a keyboard

  • File, File > Save As: menu items, buttons

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