SUSE Linux Enterprise Server


Install supportconfig on SLES11 SP2

Add package repository:

zypper ar -f supportconfig

For SLES11 SP1 replace SLE_11_SP2 with SLE_11_SP1, for SLES10 replace it with SLE_10.

Install the updater:

zypper in supportutils-plugin-updater

Verify the key and decide if you want to trust it.

Run updateSupportutils which installs supportconfig.


Submit supportconfig to NTS.

supportconfig -ur SRNUMBERHERE

More information about supportconfig here:

Collecting logs for NetIQ tech support issues


For details on supportconfig and Zypper execute man supportconfig and man zypper.


Register SLES

suse_register -a email=<Email Address> -a regcode-sles=<SLESactivation-key> -L /root/.suse_register.log

Register SLES and OES

suse_register -a email=<Email Address> -a regcode-sles=<SLESactivation-key> -a regcode-oes=<OES-activation-key> -L /root/.suse_register.log 

Replace SUSE evaluation key with a real production key - Resetting your ZEN Updater and Novell Customer Center key registration

My Wiki with SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 information

systemd white paper

SLES 11/12 OS Tuning & Optimization Guide – Part 1

SLES 11/12: Network, CPU Tuning and Optimization – Part 2

Fixes and workaround to avoid issues caused by Leap Second 2015.

General information on Leap Second 2016