Technical Information

Server Processor Platforms

  • x86-64
  • IBM System z (64-bit)

Server Requirements

SUSE Manager Server and SUSE Manager Proxy Server are provided as software appliances. SUSE Manager can be deployed on industry hardware or in a virtual environment and used with an embedded or a stand-alone database. The base system for SUSE Manager 2.1 is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP 3.

  • CPU
    • Required: Multi-core 64bit CPU (x86_64)
  • RAM
    • Required: 4 GB for a basic KVM installation (when only managing a few client systems)
    • Recommended for production use: 16 GB+
  • Free Disk Space
    • Required: 40 GB for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP1 base installation
    • 30 GB for /var/lib/pgsql - Created by default during SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Installation
    • 100 GB for /var/spacewalk - Created by default during SUSE Manager Setup
    • Resizable partition strongly recommended

Supported Client Systems

Clients with the following operating systems are supported for registration with SUSE Manager.

System Supported Architectures
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP1 x86_64, IBM POWER (ppc64le), IBM z Systems
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 x86_64, IBM POWER (ppc64le), IBM z Systems
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 x86, x86_64, Itanium, IBM POWER, z Systems
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 x86, x86_64, Itanium, IBM POWER, z Systems
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 (with LTSS only) x86, x86_64, Itanium, IBM POWER, z Systems
SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP4 (with LTSS only) x86, x86_64, Itanium, IBM POWER, IBM z Systems
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 x86, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 x86, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 x86, x86_64
Novell Open Enterprise Server 11, 11 SP1,
and 11 SP2
x86, x86_64
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