IBM Power ppc64le Virtual Machine appears physical machine in the SUSE Customer Center.

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications


When registering IBM Power (ppc64le) virtual systems to the SUSE Customer Center, they are marked as Physical machines, but not as Virtual machines.


This issue has been reported to engineering.

Although the subscription count appears as being overused, there will be no negative impact towards any ppc64le SLES subscriptions.


SUSEConnect cannot detect the hypervisor on ppc64le

Additional Information

This issue has a root cause being a bug in the SUSE Connect code, and as such will not cause any license compliance problems for customers.


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  • Document ID:7023484
  • Creation Date: 31-Oct-2018
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

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