SUSE Manager 3.1 Administration


SUSE Manager 3.1 Administration

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.

  • 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

This course is suitable for customers who are either deploying or considering deploying a SUSE Manager 3.1 solution, SUSE Partners and consultants who require to learn about the features and functions of SUSE Manager 3.1.

  • 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.

Section 1: Introduction and Features Overview

Section 2: Architecture and Components

Section 3: Installation and Initial Configuration

Section 4: Users, Group, Role and Organization Configuration

Section 5: Software Channel Management

Section 6 System Registration

Section 7: CVE and Patching

Section 8: Salt Overview

Section 9: System Management using Salt States

Section 10: Subscription Matching

Section 11: System Deployment

Section 12: Organizations

Section 12: Deploying the SUSE Manager 3.1 Proxy


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