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  
Dec 12, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018 Frankfurt B1-Systems GmbH 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
Jan 7, 2019 - Jan 9, 2019 Tampa/Live Virtual GCA Training Register Now
Jan 9, 2019 - Jan 11, 2019 Leipzig and Dresden B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Jan 21, 2019 - Jan 23, 2019 CDMX Grupo Novandi Register Now
Jan 21, 2019 - Jan 23, 2019 Kraków Compendium Register Now
Jan 31, 2019 - Feb 2, 2019 Milan Fast Lane Italy Register Now
Feb 4, 2019 - Feb 6, 2019 Düsseldorf Lanworks AG Register Now
Feb 6, 2019 - Feb 8, 2019 Frankfurt, Köln and München B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Feb 6, 2019 - Feb 8, 2019 Online Novacoast Register Now
Feb 6, 2019 - Feb 8, 2019 Nashville Novacoast Register Now
Feb 18, 2019 - Feb 20, 2019 CDMX Grupo Novandi Register Now
Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 23, 2019 Rome Fast Lane Italy Register Now
Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 22, 2019 Praha OKsystem Register Now
Mar 5, 2019 - Mar 7, 2019 Dublin and Online Securelinx Ltd. Register Now
Mar 11, 2019 - Mar 13, 2019 Online Novacoast Register Now
Mar 11, 2019 - Mar 13, 2019 Nashville Novacoast Register Now