Recommended update for supportutils

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for supportutils
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1383-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1081326 #1088234 #1100529 #1120967 #1125623 #1132865 #1133844 #1134599
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

An update that has 8 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for supportutils fixes the following issues:

  • Updated to version 3.1.3 + Uses SUSE FTP servers (bsc#1132865) + btrfs quota #43 + supportconfig: open-files: add file flags #44 + Merged etc_info: Add support for .cfg files in /etc dir #46 + Silence warning in rpm backup db collection path #47 + Set files in tarball to 660 instead of 600 #48 + SUSE separation finalized (bsc#1125623) + Default compression through xz, but -z forces bzip2 + Updated man pages (bsc#1088234) + Changed VAR_OPTION_BIN_TIMEOUT_SEC from 300 to 120 + Avoids some IO delays (bsc#1100529) + Corrected supported services help info for -U + Collects iSCSI Target information (bsc#1133844) + FTPES uses --ssl-reqd instead of depricated --ftp-ssl + Defaults to https FTP server uploads (bsc#1134599)

  • Updated to version 3.1.2 + Fixed missing sapconf and log (bsc#1081326) + Added timed_log_cmd to hwinfo and showmount commands (bsc#1120967)

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 Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-1383=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (noarch):
    • supportutils-3.1.3-5.13.1