End User License Agreement information

Product Description

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 is a highly reliable, scalable and secure server operating system for efficiently deploying enterprise-class IT services in physical, virtual, or cloud environments.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is a multipurpose operating system and suitable for a wide range of workload types and sizes. It provides a robust development environment, as well as a cost-effective platform for reliable and secure infrastructure and edge computing services. The Internet boom of the late 1990s accelerated the deployment of Linux in the enterprise, as its low cost and scalability made it an attractive alternative for cost-conscious, Internet-based companies. Today, the majority of Linux server operating system deployments are on this middle tier of Internet services and web-based workloads.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is supported by leading hardware vendors. You can run SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 on the following 64-bit architectures: ARMv8-A, Intel 64 and AMD64, IBM POWER and IBM z Systems. This Developer subscription is for Intel 64 and AMD64 processor-based systems.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is a world-class, secure open source server operating system, built to power physical, virtual and cloud-based mission-critical workloads. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 further raises the bar in helping organizations to accelerate innovation, enhance system reliability, meet tough security requirements and adapt to new technologies.

System Requirements


  • Local Installation: 512 MiB RAM
  • 512 MiB Swap Recommended

Disk Space

  • 2 GiB available disk space
  • 8.5 GiB for all patterns, recommended
  • 16 GiB for snapshot/rollback of the OS


Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Developers is provided on self-service/community basis through the SUSE forums https://forums.suse.com/forumdisplay.php?8-SUSE-Linux-Enterprise-Server.