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Technical Information

System 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.

Free Disk Space
  • 100 GB For root partition
  • 50 GB for /var/lib/pgsql
  • 50 GB per SUSE Product + 100 GB per Red Hat Product /var/spacewalk
RAM
  • Minimum 4 GB for Testing/Evaluation Server
  • Minimum 16 GB for Base Installation
  • Minimum 32 GB for Production Server
CPU
  • Required: Multi–core 64bit CPU (x86-64)

Server Processor Platforms

  • x86–64
  • IBM z Systems(64–bit)

Supported Client Systems

Clients with the following operating systems and architectures are supported for registration at SUSE Manager:

Operating Systems Architecture Traditional Clients Salt Clients
SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 and SP4 x86, x86-64, Itanium, IBM POWER, z Systems Supported Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 and SP4 x86, x86-64, Itanium, IBM POWER, z Systems Supported Supported
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and 12 SP1 x86-64, IBM POWER (ppc64le), z Systems Supported Supported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 x86, x86-64 Supported Unsupported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 x86, x86-64 Supported Coming Soon
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 x86, x86-64 Supported Coming Soon
Novell Open Enterprise Server 11, 11 SP1, and 11 SP2 x86, x86-64 Supported Coming Soon