Recommended update for supportutils

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for supportutils
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0747-1
Rating: important
References: #1157852 #1162539 #1165474 #1165475 #1166128 #1166774 #915888
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

An update that has 7 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for supportutils fixes the following issues:

  • Replaced obsolete Novell with SUSE FTP servers. (bsc#1165475)
  • Implement core file validation and fix for hanging if the corefile is a directory. (bsc#1166128)
  • Fix by adding default upload targets in 'getappcore'. (bsc#1165474)
  • Changed filename prefixes for SUSE Customer Center. (bsc#1166774)
  • Fix the issue when supportconfig is not collecting specific log files for power. (bsc#1162539, bsc#1157852)
  • Fixed s390x typo. (bsc#915888)

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 Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-747=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-747=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • supportutils-3.0.8-95.41.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • supportutils-3.0.8-95.41.1