Patches for SUSE Linux Enterprise

The "Patches for SuSE Linux Enterprise", "Patches for SLE 10", and "Patches for SLE 11" Fixlet sites provide full coverage of Novell Security Updates for 32-bit versions of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (SLES 9 SP4), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server/Desktop 10 (SLE 10 SP3), and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server/Desktop (SLE 11 Gold or SP1) systems on x86 and x64 architecture. The fixlets within these sites may be deployed directly if no dependency checking is required, or the dashboards in the " Linux RPM Patching" site may be used to automate dependency management. For more information on this process, see the Linux RPM Patching Quick Start Guide.

Usage of the site requires that you have a valid Novell SuSE Enterprise Network login and an active subscription for each SuSE Enterprise Linux system you wish to patch. In BigFix 7.x you will need to download and cache all necessary RPM packages through Novell SuSE Enterprise Network, using the download cacher tool to facilitate this process. You can run the tool through the task "Run Download Cacher Tool – SuSE Linux Enterprise". With BigFix 8.x, a download plugin can be used to automatically download individual RPMs. You will find appropriate instructions for each approach in the User’s Guide.