Recommended update for sles-manuals_en, sled-manuals_en

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for sles-manuals_en, sled-manuals_en
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:3738-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1010391 #1017726 #1017728 #1017731 #1017737 #1017753 #1020271 #1023815 #1029132 #1029696 #1043305 #1046514 #1047010 #1050754 #1051190 #1051369 #1058042 #1058076 #1058365 #1061131 #1061906 #1062209 #1063706 #1064156 #1066537 #1066566 #1067789 #1068181 #1068426 #1070674 #1070759 #1071210 #1071958 #1073377 #1074026 #1074713 #1074844 #1075949 #1075996 #1076430 #1077112 #1077734 #1080616 #1080879 #1081377 #1081409 #1084275 #1085797 #1086896 #1088500 #1088985 #1089361 #1091022 #1092434 #1094404 #1094593 #1098836 #1099326 #1101458 #1101631 #1102514 #1103082 #1104266 #1107305 #1107314 #1108068 #1110744 #710788
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

An update that has 68 recommended fixes can now be installed.

Description:



This update for the sled-manuals_en and sles-manuals_en packages fix a lot of documentation issues.
Admin Guide:

  • fate#319319: VNC: Document ability to share and reconnect sessions
  • fate#315348: Document NFS optimization for large scale installations
  • bsc#1103082: Correct location of 50-udev-default.rules
  • bsc#1104266: Replace "systemd-journalctl" with "journalctl"
  • bsc#1102514: Improve the custom.cfg help description for GRUB2
  • bsc#1092434: Compiling 32-bit applications is not supported
  • bsc#1081409: Persistent VNC connections need the "alwaysshared" setting in the config file enabled or the previous connection is killed
  • bsc#1081377: autofs map files must not be executable
  • bsc#1074844: Add ppc64le to the supported architectures for Live Patching
  • bsc#1074026: The GRUB2 parameter for GFXMODE, "vbeinfo" needs be replaced with "videoinfo"
  • bsc#1071210: GRUB2: replace grub2-reboot with grub2-once in the explanation for "GRUB_DEFAULT=saved"
  • bsc#1068181: kGraft - document CVSS v3.0 usage
  • bsc#1062209: Document $HOME/.alias
  • bsc#1061131: Replace $attr with $env in udev substitution rules
  • bsc#1051369: In a rescues system with LVM disks, run vgimport -a to find and mount the LVM volumes
  • bsc#1046514: Improve Documentation on the boot process
  • bsc#1017753: Replace Kernel parameter "VGA mode" with "console resolution"
  • bsc#1017737: GRUB2 documentation: Put "Boot Code Options" in correct context
  • bsc#1017731: GRUB2 documentation: Improve explanation on disk order
  • bsc#1017728: GRUB2 documentation: Removed incorrect note
  • bsc#1017726: GRUB2 documentation: Improve documentation on files in /etc/grub.d/

AutoYaST Guide:
  • bsc#1085797: Signature checking cannot be disable for stage 2
  • bsc#1071958: Explain how to use/generate encrypted passwords
  • bsc#1070759: Replace "no_group" with "no_groups"

Deployment Guide:
  • fate#321159: Script to clean up unique identifiers after system cloning
  • bsc#1094593: Add a link to the SUSE Manager Support Pack migration documentation
  • bsc#1080616: The certifications module is not available for SP3
  • bsc#1077734: Fix an error in the "Upgrade Paths" graphic
  • bsc#1077112: Removed LDAP and Kerberos authentication methods and added SSSD
  • bsc#1075996: Added a section on how to register SLE
  • bsc#1058076: Added module descriptions
  • bsc#1058042: Installer Self-Update is enabled by default
  • bsc#1020271: Fixed multiversion.kernels documentation

Docker Guide:
  • bsc#1098836: Portus is no longer Tech Preview
  • bsc#1088500: Correct SLE version numbers
  • bsc#1084275: Replace postfix with apache2 as an example for background applications
  • bsc#1080879: Fix links to the Portus website
  • bsc#1064156: Replace package name "sles12sp3-docker-image" with "suse-sles12sp3-image"
  • bsc#1058365: Portus package is named "portus"
  • bsc#1050754: Update image names to latest release


Security Guide:
  • bsc#1073377: Firewall: The IPsec Support is no longer relevant
  • bsc#1070674: Update "Delete an AppArmor profile"
  • bsc#1068426: Mention importance of pam_systemd.so in PAM stack
  • bsc#1029696: Reloading Apparmor no longer unloads profiles not in /etc/apparmor.d/

SMT Guide:
  • bsc#1108068: Fix path to testing environment
  • bsc#1107314: Fix registration url
  • bsc#1107305: Fix regcert-url
  • bsc#1094404: Correct command "smt-setup-custom-repositories" to "smt-setup-custom-repos"
  • bsc#1063706: Update "Disconnected SMT Servers" documentation

Storage Guide:
  • bsc#1099326: Corrected documentation about the maximum number of paths with device-mapper-multipath
  • bsc#1091022: z Systems: Corrected default settings for multipath devices
  • bsc#1086896: LVM: Use of unpartitioned disks
  • bsc#1074713: Fixed typo
  • bsc#1067789: "multipath -T" can be used when creating an initial configuration
  • bsc#1066537: Added a warning to not use wiper.sh on Btrfs
  • bsc#1047010: Added chapter "Setting Up an NVMe over Fabric Target"

Tuning Guide:
  • fate#319184: Add documentation for TMON
  • fate#319185: Add BDW-Y thermal documentation
  • fate#322036: Move logrotate.status to /var/lib/misc
  • fate#322037: logrotate now uses systemd
  • fate#320016: Add support for crashkernel=xx,high in Yast Kdump Commandline
  • bsc#1051190: Correct information on how to capture a Kernel dump
  • bsc#1043305: Fixed typo
  • bsc#1023815: Kdump documentation is missing static IP configuration settings
  • bsc#710788: Remove faillog from documentation

Virtualization Guide:
  • fate#321734: KVM on POWER
  • fate#320490: UEFI support for XEN
  • fate#319531: UEFI support for QEMU
  • fate#317260: enable 'virsh snapshot-delete' to free disk space
  • fate#321173: XEN: USB passthrough for HVM domains
  • bsc#1101458: Values for "swiotlb" need to be defined in Megabytes
  • bsc#1089361: Update migration requirements: microcode needs to be the same
  • bsc#1076430: KVM on z Systems is no longer tech preview
  • bsc#1075949: Typo in USB Pass-Through documentation for XEN
  • bsc#1061906: Fix XEN pci-passthrough instructions

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2018-2643=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2643=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2643=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • sled-admin_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-deployment_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-gnomeuser_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-installquick_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-manuals_en-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-security_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-tuning_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • sles-admin_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-autoyast_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-deployment_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-gnomeuser_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-hardening_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-installquick_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-manuals_en-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-security_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-storage_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-tuning_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-virtualization_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • sled-admin_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-deployment_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-gnomeuser_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-installquick_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-manuals_en-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-security_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sled-tuning_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3
    • sles-virtualization_en-pdf-12.3-6.3.3

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