Course SMGR201

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.

Downloadable course description document

Course Information

Delivery Method: Classroom
Course Duration: 3 days
Course Level: Beginner

Key Objectives

During this course you will learn:

  • 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

Audience Summary

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.

Course Outline

  • 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

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.

Course Schedule

Date Location Provider  
Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018 Eschborn Fast Lane Register Now
Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018 Praha OKsystem Register Now
Oct 22, 2018 - Oct 24, 2018 Brazil SSYS Register Now
Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 25, 2018 Dresden B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 25, 2018 Leipzig B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Oct 29, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 Hangzhou ITMS Register Now
Nov 13, 2018 - Nov 15, 2018 Dublin and Online Securelinx Ltd. Register Now
Nov 14, 2018 - Nov 16, 2018 Berlin Fast Lane Register Now
Nov 18, 2018 - Nov 20, 2018 Bath Verhoef Training Register Now
Nov 26, 2018 - Nov 28, 2018 Guangzhou ITMS Register Now
Nov 27, 2018 - Nov 29, 2018 Berlin B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Nov 27, 2018 - Nov 29, 2018 Hannover B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Nov 27, 2018 - Nov 29, 2018 Hamburg B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Dec 3, 2018 - Dec 5, 2018 Shenzhen ITMS Register Now
Dec 3, 2018 - Dec 5, 2018 Online HPE Register Now
Dec 5, 2018 - Dec 7, 2018 Online Novacoast Register Now
Dec 5, 2018 - Dec 7, 2018 Nashville Novacoast Register Now
Dec 6, 2018 - Dec 7, 2018 Praha OKsystem Register Now
Dec 12, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018 Frankfurt B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Dec 12, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018 Düsseldorf Fast Lane Register Now
Dec 17, 2018 - Dec 19, 2018 Böblingen HPE Register Now
Dec 18, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018 Köln B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Dec 18, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018 München B1-Systems GmbH Register Now