Recommended update for smdba

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for smdba
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2012:1478-1
Rating: low
References: #756824
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2

  • An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed. It includes one version update.


    This update add the following feature:

    * hot backup for oracle DB support now disaster recovery

    The commandline options changed! Please read the man page
    and have a look at

    In case you use a oracle DB you cannot specify the backup
    directory anymore. Please mount your backup storage to


    by keeping the directories which already exists in this

    You need to create a new backup first, after installing
    this update.

    This update fixes the following issues:

    * fix space-overview header


    Everybody should update.

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sleman17sp2-smdba-6970

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2 (x86_64) [New Version: 1.2]:
    • smdba-1.2-0.5.1