SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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Several areas of the Novell webspace provide information regarding the SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server (commonly abbreviated as SLES).

General SLES Information

Some general information on SLES is available at the Novell and Linux page.


SLES 10 is released, and can be downloaded here:

New with SLES 10 is the Novell Customer Center. See Getting to know the Novell Customer Center

LinuxWorld demo illustrating a four node SLES 10 cluster hosting two virtual machines.

High-Availability Storage Foundation

The High-Availability Storage Foundation is a combination of several Open Source products, all contained in SLES 10, which allows for the creation of an infrastructure where service are kept highly available by running them in virtual machines managed by a cluster.

Documentation :

Exploring the High-Availability Storage Foundation : download [ Image:Exploring_HASF.pdf here ]

Conquering the High-Availability Storage Foundation : to be released.



The current version of SLES9 is SLES9 SP3.

SLES 9 is available for a number of architectures and contains numerous packages (see the package list).

For a current installation, both the general release CDs and the current service pack CDs are needed. There are no overlay images available for SLES9.

Download SLES 9

Links to the unpatched ISOs can be found on the SLES 9 Download page.

SLES 9 Support Packs

Links to the support pack ISOs can also be found on the SLES 9 Download page.



  • Newicon.gif Securing SLES9 - Details some very basic actions you can take to make SLES9 even more secure.


SLES8 is an older version of SLES which is still supported.

Support for SLES

There are a number of support options for SLES.

Certifications and hardware compatibility

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