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SMGR201 SUSE Manager 3.1 Administration


SUSE

About This Course

This course prepares attendees to install SUSE Manager 3.1, configure the SUSE Manager 3.1 server in their environment, register their existing or new servers to SUSE Manager, use Salt configuration management, search for CVE vulnerabilities, patch servers, use Subscription Matching, add Organizations and use the SUSE Manager Proxy Server. SUSE Manager 3.x adds support for Salt based configuration management and a range of updates and improvements from the 2.1 release.

Objectives

  • Install and Configure SUSE Manager
  • Users and System Group Management
  • Channel Management
  • Create and Configure Activation Keys
  • Register Salt Minions
  • Salt Fundamentals
  • Apply Salt States
  • Run a CVE audit and Patch Systems
  • Subscription Matching
  • Unattended System Deployment
  • Expanding SUSE Manager with Organizations
  • Install and Configure SUSE Manager Proxy

Course Prerequisites

Attendees should have a good knowledge of Linux administration to the SUSE Certified Linux Administrator 12 level. An understanding of systems management processes such as ITIL is useful but not essential.

Frequently Asked Questions

What web browsers are supported?

Chrome is the recommended browser. If you have any issues, try using Chrome. Firefox is supported. Safari has some known issues and IE is not recommended.

I get a “500 error” when trying to access the course

The 500 error is almost always related to your browser. Close your browser and try using the Chrome browser to login and then access the course.

Who do I contact for support?

Send an email to your local partner team:

  • Americas - partnerteam.americas@suse.com
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa - partnerteam.emea@suse.com
  • Asia Pacific - partnerteam.apj@suse.com

Can I open up multiple instances of the course?

No, the system doesn’t support multiple instances of the same course or different courses. This will cause an error in which all browses will have to be closed for five minutes to clear.

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