The Guide

SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is the reference platform for SAP's software development. 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 Server 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?

Here you will find an overview of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.

Default Installation Scenarios

This chapter explains in detail the available installation scenarios for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.

Remote Installation from a Network Server

This chapter provides details about remote installation scenarios for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications Components

In this chapter the components are listed and additionally you will find hints about configuring 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.

For an overview of the documentation available for your product and the latest documentation updates, refer to http://www.suse.com/documentation.

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, log into the Novell Customer Center from http://www.suse.com/support/ and select My Support > Service Request.

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/documentation/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, please 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 filenames

  • 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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