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SUSE Manager 3 - Setup

Agenda

  • Functions

  • Components

  • Architecture

  • Requirements

  • Installation

  • SCC / SMT

  • Synchronisation

Functions

  • Provisioning

  • Packages Management

  • Patch Management

  • Configuration Management

Components

  • Spacewalk / API

  • Cobbler

  • Postgres DB

  • Apache Webserver

  • Proxy

  • SaltStack / API

SaltStack

Architecture

Requirements

  • Supscriptions

  • Internet Access / SMT

  • OS Version

  • Hardware

  • File system

  • DNS / NTP

  • Firewall rules

Supported Clients

  • Salt

    • SLES11 SP3 =<
  • Traditional

    • SLES10 SP3 =<

    • RHEL5 =<

    • Novel Open Server 11 =<

Registration

scc.suse.com

# SUSEConnect -e "$mail_address" -r "$registration_code"

# SUSEConnect -p SUSE-Manager-Server/3.0/x86_64 -r "$registration_code"

If your SUMA system doesn't have access to SCC, use your internal SMT server.

Installation

Available as pattern

# zypper install -t pattern suma_server

Yast Wizar

  • E-mail address for notifications

  • Cert setup

  • Database crediantials

  • SCC settings

# yast2 susemanager_setup

Create Organization

  • Define Organization Name

  • Create User

Hands-on :: Setup 01

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