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SUSE Manager 3 - SMT Synchronization


  • Scenario

  • Data Export > Import

  • Configuration

  • Add and Sync Channels

  • Verify Synchronization


If it is not possible to connect SUSE Manager directly or via a proxy to the Internet, a disconnected setup in combination with Subscription Management Tool (SMT) is the recommended solution.

SUSE Documentation

Data Export > Import

  • Export data

  • Import data


  • Specify the local path on the SUSE Manager server in /etc/rhn/rhn.conf

Add and Sync Channels

mgr-sync add channel "$channel-label"
  • Channels are RPM repositories like:
    • sles12-sp1-pool-x86_64
    • sles12-sp1-updates-x86_64
    • sle-ha12-sp1-pool-x86_64
    • sle-ha12-sp1-updates-x86_64
    • sle-module-containers12-pool-x86_64-sp1
    • sle-module-containers12-updates-x86_64-sp1

Verify Synchronization

  • Log files

  • WebUI

  • spacecmd

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