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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 3.1 is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP 2. Hardware requirements for an x86-64 system are:

Free Disk Space
  • Minimum 100 GB For root partition
  • Minimum 50 GB for /var/lib/pgsql
  • Minimum 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)

See SUSE Manager Documentation for hardware requirements for deployment on IBM z Systems.

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 systems, IBM z Systems Supported* Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 and SP4 x86, x86-64, Itanium, IBM Power Systems, IBM z Systems Supported Supported
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12, SP1 and SP2 x86-64, IBM Power Systems (ppc64le), IBM z Systems, ARM64 (aarch64)** Supported Supported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 x86, x86-64 Supported* Unsupported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 x86, x86-64 Supported Supported
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 x86-64 Supported Supported
Novell Open Enterprise Server 11, SP1, SP2, and SP3 x86, x86-64 Supported Supported
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2015 and SP1 x86, x86-64 Supported Supported

*SLES10 and RHEL 5 Require LTSS

**Supported added with SLES12 SP2