SUSE Studio™ Onsite is a Web application for building and testing appliances in a Web browser. It supports the creation of virtual appliances and live systems based on SUSE Linux operating systems. The publicly hosted version is available at http://susestudio.com.
This manual introduces the administrative part of SUSE Studio. It shows you how to deploy, configure, monitor and administer your SUSE Studio Onsite server. Most of the options mentioned in this manual are accessible after clicking on your login name (or thelink if you have administrator's privileges) in the main navigation.
For an overview of the documentation available for your product and the latest documentation updates, refer to http://www.novell.com/documentation/suse_studio/ .
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