Guide to patching Novell / SUSE Linux Distributions
- Novell Open Enterprise Server
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Access to updates via YOU is gained through the SUSE Portal at portal.suse.com. SUSE Portal accounts can be created for free off the Portal home page. Once an account is created, products can be activated by clicking the Manage Registrations link.
YOU is run by starting YaST and then selecting Software > Online Update.
- Novell Linux Small Business Suite 9
- Novell Linux Desktop 9
How to register and receive updates
Patching Open Enterprise Server Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
Checking for a support pack on a Linux Desktop or Server
Updating SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 - A list of YOU Servers
How to Mirror OES Server Patches with ZENworks Linux Management
Updating Open Enterprise Server
Subscribing to Channels in OES
OES Patch Channel not visible
Patching OES Linux when just using SLES9 without OES services with YOU
rug / Red Carpet FAQ
ZLM - ZENworks Linux Management
Red Carpet - SUSE Linux Update Utility - GUI
rug - Red Carpet command line Upgrade Utilty
YOU - YaST Online Update
YaST - Yet another Support Tool
The URL for OES updates is https://update.novell.com/data.
To see if the OES service is already added, enter rug service-list at the terminal.
If the OES service isn't present, add it with rug sa https://update.novell.com/data
See TID 10097537 (rug / Red Capet FAQ) for more information on Patching OES linux with rug.