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  
Sep 10, 2019 - Sep 12, 2019 Hannover B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Sep 10, 2019 - Sep 12, 2019 Munster Fast Lane GmbH Register Now
Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 25, 2019 Online InTech Solutions Register Now
Sep 30, 2019 - Oct 1, 2019 Praha OKsystem Register Now
Sep 30, 2019 - Oct 2, 2019 Neuss Lanworks AG Register Now
Oct 1, 2019 - Oct 3, 2019 Berlin Fast Lane GmbH Register Now
Oct 15, 2019 - Oct 17, 2019 Dresden & Leipzig B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Oct 21, 2019 - Oct 23, 2019 Bath Verhoef Training Register Now
Nov 11, 2019 - Nov 13, 2019 Neuss Lanworks AG Register Now
Nov 19, 2019 - Nov 21, 2019 Frankfurt, Koln and Muchen B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Nov 20, 2019 - Nov 22, 2019 Boeblingen HPE Register Now
Dec 10, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019 Madrid HPE Espana Register Now
Dec 10, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019 Online HPE Espana Register Now
Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 Geldermalsen Snow Academy Register Now
Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 Bath Verhoef Training Register Now
Dec 17, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019 Berlin and Hannover B1-Systems GmbH Register Now