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Necessary changes in SUSE Manager to point to a different external Oracle database

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SUSE Manager 1.7
external Oracle database


The SUSE Manager database was moved to a different Oracle host and now the local settings need to get adjusted to reflect the change.


  1. Stop the spacewalk service:

    spacewalk-service stop

  2. Update the following entries in /etc/rhn/rhn.conf where necessary:

    grep db_ /etc/rhn/rhn.conf

    and adjust the settings in:


  3. Restart spacewalk service:

    spacewalk-service start


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  • Document ID:7014814
  • Creation Date:28-MAR-14
  • Modified Date:31-MAR-14
    • SUSESUSE Manager

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