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SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1, powered by Ceph, is a highly scalable and resilient software based storage solution. It enables organizations to build cost-efficient and highly scalable storage using industry standard off-the-shelf servers and disk drives. It is self-healing and self-managing and delivers storage functionality comparable to mid-range and high-end storage products at a fraction of the cost. The storage network scales from tens of terabytes to petabytes and beyond. Unlimited scalability enables enterprise IT organizations to deliver the agility businesses demand by non-disruptively adding capacity at a cost their budgets can afford. Automated and virtualized storage enables storage administrators to minimize the amount of time spent managing storage.

What is New With SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1 is an operating system update to the SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.0 release. SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1 runs on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1. This operating system refresh brings all the enhancements of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 release to SUSE Enterprise Storage.

Download and Installation Instructions

Install Instructions

SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1 (SES2.1) is available for download for the x86_64 platform as two ISO images. Media 1 contains the binary packages and the source code, media 2 the debuginfo packages.

For installation only media 1 is needed.

Adding the SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1

You can add the SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1 extension to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 (SLES12-SP1) as an add-on product at install time or later.

NOTE: You need to register SLES12-SP1 + SES2.1 and apply updates when using the SES2.1 add-on.

Adding SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1 During Installation

To add the SES2.1 extension while installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1:

  1. Select the "Include Add-On Products from Separate Media" box on the Installation Mode Screen.

    Depending on your installation, you can add the SES2.1 extension from media 1 or from a remote installation source, such as an FTP server, on the next screen.

Adding the SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1 After Installation

To add the SES2.1 extension after you have already installed SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1:

  1. Start YaST2

  2. You can then either manually select the specific packages you want to install, or choose from the predefined patterns under the Install and Remove Software option. If you don't find a specific package that you need in any of the suggested usage patterns, try the package search. Some packages might not be included in a pattern.

  3. You can then select the predefined "SUSE Enterprise Storage server packages” pattern to automatically select the recommended packages for the SES extension, or manually choose a different list.