Recommended update for WALinuxAgent

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for WALinuxAgent
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2013:0250-1
Rating: low
References: #794736 #800269
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2

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


    This update provides WALinuxAgent 1.3, which includes the
    following fixes and enhancements:

    * Improve error checking and robustness of DVD mounting
    operation during provisioning
    * Remove redundant check for IP and Port in
    * Add check to self.computername to detect empty host
    name in configuration
    * Fix initialization script to start the daemon only
    * Fix encoding of the README file by converting it to
    UTF8 and UNIX format
    * Add README.SUSE to document how the package should be


    Every Windows Azure user should install this update.

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-WALinuxAgent-7298

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (noarch) [New Version: 1.3]:
    • WALinuxAgent-1.3-0.11.1