Recommended update for SUSE Manager Client Tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for SUSE Manager Client Tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:3352-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1113160 #1131556 #1143913 #1146683 #1152722 #1153090 #1154968 #1156211 #1156397 #1156521
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Tools 12

An update that has 10 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update fixes the following issues:

  • Handle OS TERM signals
  • Add option to override host name

  • Patch macros on spec file to support builds on SLE 12
  • Remove prometheus.firewall.xml source file
  • Remove firewalld files. They are installed in the main firewalld package.
  • Update Uyuni/SUSE Manager service discovery patch + Fixes crashes when systems have no FQDN + Adds Parallel calls to Uyuni API, meaningful performance increase + Adds Support for system group labels
  • Do not install the firewalld config file on Tumbleweed (on versions newer than Leap 15.1). It's installed in the main firewalld package.
  • reorder some %install tasks
  • Add network-online (Wants and After) dependency to systemd unit bsc#1143913
  • Only package required files (reduces rpm size by 4 MB)
  • Add sysconfig file
  • Add firewall config file
  • Use variables for defining user and group

  • Fix malformed XML response when data contains non-ASCII chars (bsc#1154968)

  • Enable building and installing for Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 18.04
  • Prevent error when piping stdout in Python 2 (bsc#1153090)

  • Fix specfile for systems that do not yet use systemd
  • Fix spacewalk-update-signatures for python3 (bsc#1156521)
  • Fix problems with Package Hub repos having multiple rpms with same NEVRA but different checksums (bsc#1146683)
  • Add systemd service macros for diskcheck.service
  • Port diskcheck utility to 4.0.3 branch (bsc#1156397)
  • Use active values for diskchecker mails
  • Do not require parameters to start on column 1
  • Add Requires: systemd for completeness
  • Create /usr/lib/systemd/systemd during build
  • BuildRequires: systemd for spacewalk-diskcheck
  • Add option spacecheck_shutdown; tidy up wording of notifications
  • Add disk space checker script
  • Fix broken spacewalk-data-fsck utility (bsc#1131556)

  • Skip dmidecode data on aarch64 to prevent coredump (bsc#1113160)

  • Gfx_type needs to default to 'vnc' (bsc#1156211)

  • Prevent possible encoding issues on Python 3 (bsc#1152722)

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 Manager Tools 12:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-12-2019-3352=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Manager Tools 12 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • golang-github-lusitaniae-apache_exporter-0.7.0-1.7.1
    • golang-github-prometheus-prometheus-2.11.1-1.9.1
  • SUSE Manager Tools 12 (noarch):
    • python2-rhnlib-4.0.12-21.19.1
    • python2-spacewalk-check-4.0.11-52.23.1
    • python2-spacewalk-client-setup-4.0.11-52.23.1
    • python2-spacewalk-client-tools-4.0.11-52.23.1
    • python2-spacewalk-koan-4.0.6-24.9.1
    • python2-zypp-plugin-spacewalk-1.0.6-30.18.1
    • spacecmd-4.0.17-38.55.1
    • spacewalk-backend-libs-4.0.29-55.47.1
    • spacewalk-check-4.0.11-52.23.1
    • spacewalk-client-setup-4.0.11-52.23.1
    • spacewalk-client-tools-4.0.11-52.23.1
    • spacewalk-koan-4.0.6-24.9.1
    • zypp-plugin-spacewalk-1.0.6-30.18.1