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<h1>Welcome to the SUSE Manager Wiki</h1>
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=Welcome to the SUSE Manager Wiki=
  
 
As already mentioned on the wiki main page, please feel free to join in. You can read anything in here without logging in, but if you feel like commenting on something, or starting a new topic, you'll need to use a Novell Login account (which you'll be prompted to create if you don't already have one).  If you are unfamiliar with using Wiki's in general, please visit [http://wiki.novell.com/index.php/Learn_more_about_it Novell Wiki] or the grandaddy wiki info site [http://www.wiki.org www.wiki.org] for some background info.
 
As already mentioned on the wiki main page, please feel free to join in. You can read anything in here without logging in, but if you feel like commenting on something, or starting a new topic, you'll need to use a Novell Login account (which you'll be prompted to create if you don't already have one).  If you are unfamiliar with using Wiki's in general, please visit [http://wiki.novell.com/index.php/Learn_more_about_it Novell Wiki] or the grandaddy wiki info site [http://www.wiki.org www.wiki.org] for some background info.
  
<h1>Follow us on Twitter !</h1>
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==Follow us on Twitter !==
  
 
Please follow [https://twitter.com/#!/susemanager @susemanager] on [https://twitter.com Twitter] for regular updates, news, and information about and around SUSE Manager
 
Please follow [https://twitter.com/#!/susemanager @susemanager] on [https://twitter.com Twitter] for regular updates, news, and information about and around SUSE Manager
  
  
<h1>About</h1>
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=About=
 
<p>You have more than just a few Linux servers to manage, maybe even a mixed environment of RHEL and SLES?<br/>
 
<p>You have more than just a few Linux servers to manage, maybe even a mixed environment of RHEL and SLES?<br/>
 
Then SUSE Manager is the answer.</p>
 
Then SUSE Manager is the answer.</p>
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* Distribute content across multiple geographical sites in an efficient manner.  
 
* Distribute content across multiple geographical sites in an efficient manner.  
 
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<h1>Topics</h1>
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=Topics=
* General questions
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== General questions ==
** [[SUSE_Manager/FAQ | Frequently asked questions]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/FAQ | Frequently asked questions]]
** [https://www.suse.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7012610 SUSE Manager Master TID]
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* [https://www.suse.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7012610 SUSE Manager Master TID]
* Pre-install
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== Pre-install ==
** [[SUSE_Manager/Requirements | System requirements]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Requirements | System requirements]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Download | Download information]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Download | Download information]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Documentation | Documentation and release notes]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Documentation | Documentation and release notes]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Sizing_Scaling | Sizing and Scaling]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Sizing_Scaling | Sizing and Scaling]]
* Installation
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== Installation ==
** [[SUSE_Manager/Installation | Installation instructions]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Installation | Installation instructions]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Addon | Installation from packages on top of SLES 11 SP1]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Addon | Installation from packages on top of SLES 11 SP1]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Virtualized | Virtual install, virt-manager]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Virtualized | Virtual install, virt-manager]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/TypicalProblems | Typical problems]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/TypicalProblems | Typical problems]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/DisconnectedSetup | Setup without connection to NCC]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/DisconnectedSetup | Setup without connection to NCC]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Autoinstall | Autoinstallation]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Autoinstall | Autoinstallation]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Security_Firewall | Security and Firewall]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Security_Firewall | Security and Firewall]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/MultipleMirrorCredentials | Use Multiple Mirror Credentials ]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/MultipleMirrorCredentials | Use Multiple Mirror Credentials ]]
* Migration
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== Migration ==
** [[SUSE_Manager/Satellite_Migration | Migration from RHN Satellite]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Satellite_Migration | Migration from RHN Satellite]]
* Database
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== Database ==
** [[SUSE_Manager/RDBMS | Notes on setting up the Oracle Database]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/RDBMS | Notes on setting up the Oracle Database]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/DBmigration | Migration from Oracle database to postgreSQL]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/DBmigration | Migration from Oracle database to postgreSQL]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Archivelog17 | Archive log settings in 1.7]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Archivelog17 | Archive log settings in 1.7]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/DB_FAQ | Frequently asked questions about the Databases]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/DB_FAQ | Frequently asked questions about the Databases]]
* Monitoring
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== Monitoring ==
** [[SUSE_Manager/Monitoring | Monitoring]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Monitoring | Monitoring]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Nagios | Nagios]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Nagios | Nagios]]
* Plugins and tools
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== Plugins and tools ==
** [[AuditLogKeeper | Audit and actions logging]]
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* [[AuditLogKeeper | Audit and actions logging]]
** [[SM_NetworkScanner | Network scanning]]
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* [[SM_NetworkScanner | Network scanning]]
* Misc
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== Misc ==
** [[SUSE_Manager/ServicePackMigration | Service Pack Migration]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/ServicePackMigration | Service Pack Migration]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Browser | Using the Google Chrome Browser]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Browser | Using the Google Chrome Browser]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/ReclaimingDiskSpace | Reclaiming disk space]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/ReclaimingDiskSpace | Reclaiming disk space]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Troubleshooting | Troubleshooting]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Troubleshooting | Troubleshooting]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Osad_and_jabberd_troubleshooting | Osad and Jabberd Troubleshooting]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Osad_and_jabberd_troubleshooting | Osad and Jabberd Troubleshooting]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Tools | Tools]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Tools | Tools]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/HostnameChange | Changing the server hostname]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/HostnameChange | Changing the server hostname]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Proxy | Proxy]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Proxy | Proxy]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Authentication | Authentication]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Authentication | Authentication]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/SLES_10 | SLES 10 clients]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/SLES_10 | SLES 10 clients]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/API | Using the XMLRPC API]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/API | Using the XMLRPC API]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Certificate | About the server certificate]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Certificate | About the server certificate]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Register_Clones | Registering Cloned Clients]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Register_Clones | Registering Cloned Clients]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Tuning_Central_Config | Tune the central configuration file]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Tuning_Central_Config | Tune the central configuration file]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Own_Spacewalk_Reports | Creating own Reports for spacewalk-report]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Own_Spacewalk_Reports | Creating own Reports for spacewalk-report]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Provisioning_with_Childchannels | Using child channels during provisioning]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Provisioning_with_Childchannels | Using child channels during provisioning]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Rotating_spacewalk-repo-sync_log | Rotating spacewalk-repo-sync log files]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Rotating_spacewalk-repo-sync_log | Rotating spacewalk-repo-sync log files]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/rhel-minor-version | Cloning channel per RHEL update level]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/rhel-minor-version | Cloning channel per RHEL update level]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Uptodate_bootstrap_repo | Creating up-to-date bootstrap repositories]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Uptodate_bootstrap_repo | Creating up-to-date bootstrap repositories]]
** [[SUSE_Manager/Jabberd | Jabberd troubleshooting]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/Jabberd | Jabberd troubleshooting]]
  
* Future
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== Future ==
** [[SUSE_Manager/LDAPUserSync | Create Users in SUSE Manager which are members of a LDAP group]]
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* [[SUSE_Manager/LDAPUserSync | Create Users in SUSE Manager which are members of a LDAP group]]
  
  
<h1>Open source</h1>
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=Open source=
  
 
* [http://spacewalk.redhat.com Upstream project 'Spacewalk']
 
* [http://spacewalk.redhat.com Upstream project 'Spacewalk']
 
* [http://en.opensuse.org/Portal:SUSE_Manager SUSE Manager on OpenSUSE]
 
* [http://en.opensuse.org/Portal:SUSE_Manager SUSE Manager on OpenSUSE]
  
<h1>Links</h1>
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=Links=
 
* [http://w3.suse.de/~mc/SUSEManager/suse.gansert.net/?p=136 SUSE Manager install/setup Screenshots]
 
* [http://w3.suse.de/~mc/SUSEManager/suse.gansert.net/?p=136 SUSE Manager install/setup Screenshots]
 
* [http://www.novell.com/products/suse-manager/resource-library/ Demos, Flyers and Brochures]
 
* [http://www.novell.com/products/suse-manager/resource-library/ Demos, Flyers and Brochures]
 
* [http://www.redhat.com/f/pdf/rhn/Multiorg-whitepaper_final.pdf Best practices for multiple organizations] (PDF, RH Whitepaper)
 
* [http://www.redhat.com/f/pdf/rhn/Multiorg-whitepaper_final.pdf Best practices for multiple organizations] (PDF, RH Whitepaper)
 
* [http://www.redhat.com/f/pdf/rhn/Satellite-HA.pdf High availability guide] (PDF, RH Whitepaper)
 
* [http://www.redhat.com/f/pdf/rhn/Satellite-HA.pdf High availability guide] (PDF, RH Whitepaper)

Revision as of 09:26, 6 August 2013

Welcome to the SUSE Manager Wiki

As already mentioned on the wiki main page, please feel free to join in. You can read anything in here without logging in, but if you feel like commenting on something, or starting a new topic, you'll need to use a Novell Login account (which you'll be prompted to create if you don't already have one). If you are unfamiliar with using Wiki's in general, please visit Novell Wiki or the grandaddy wiki info site www.wiki.org for some background info.

Follow us on Twitter !

Please follow @susemanager on Twitter for regular updates, news, and information about and around SUSE Manager


About

You have more than just a few Linux servers to manage, maybe even a mixed environment of RHEL and SLES?
Then SUSE Manager is the answer.

SUSE Manager gives you best of breed Linux lifecycle management based on the most mature codebase for any Linux management tool, with both RHEL and SLES support from one unified console, maintained and improved by the guys who wrote the fastest and most advanced Linux update stack on the planet. SUSE Manager gives you the lowest possible Total Cost of Ownership for your Linux environment, from bare metal provisioning to daily patch management.

SUSE Manager is an open source (GPLv2) Linux systems management solution that allows you to:

  • Inventory your systems (hardware and software information)
  • Install and update software on your systems
  • Collect and distribute your custom software packages into manageable groups
  • Provision (AutoYaST / Kickstart) your systems
  • Manage and deploy configuration files to your systems
  • Monitor your systems
  • Provision and start/stop/configure virtual guests
  • Distribute content across multiple geographical sites in an efficient manner.

Topics

General questions

Pre-install

Installation

Migration

Database

Monitoring

Plugins and tools

Misc

Future


Open source

Links