Supported SUSE Liberty Linux Features

This table lists the availability of various features on SUSE Liberty Linux clients.

SUSE Liberty Linux clients are sometimes also called SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with Expanded Support (SLESES), Liberty, RES or Red Hat Expanded Support.

The operating system you run on a client is supported by the organization that supplies the operating system. SUSE Liberty Linux is supported by SUSE.

The icons in this table indicate:

  • the feature is available on both Salt and traditional clients

  • the feature is not available

  • the feature is under consideration, and may or may not be made available at a later date

  • Traditional the feature is supported only on traditional clients

  • Salt the feature is supported only on Salt clients.

Table 1. Supported Features on SUSE Liberty Linux Operating Systems
Feature SUSE Liberty Linux 7 SUSE Liberty Linux 8 SUSE Liberty Linux 9

Client

Salt

Salt

System packages

SUSE

SUSE

SUSE

Registration

Salt

Salt

Install packages

Salt

Salt

Apply patches

Salt

Salt

Remote commands

Salt

Salt

System package states

Salt

Salt

Salt

System custom states

Salt

Salt

Salt

Group custom states

Salt

Salt

Salt

Organization custom states

Salt

Salt

Salt

System set manager (SSM)

Salt

Salt

Salt

Product migration

N/A

N/A

N/A

Basic Virtual Guest Management

Salt

Salt

Advanced Virtual Guest Management

Salt

Salt

Salt

Virtual Guest Installation (Kickstart), as Host OS

Traditional

Virtual Guest Installation (image template), as Host OS

Salt

Salt

System deployment (PXE/Kickstart)

Salt

Salt

System redeployment (Kickstart)

Contact methods

Traditional: OSAD, RHNSD, SSH-push. Salt: ZeroMQ, Salt-SSH

Salt: ZeroMQ, Salt-SSH

Salt: ZeroMQ, Salt-SSH

Works with Uyuni Proxy

Salt

Salt

Action chains

Salt

Salt

Staging (pre-download of packages)

Salt

Salt

Duplicate package reporting

Salt

Salt

CVE auditing

Salt

Salt

SCAP auditing

Salt

Salt

Package verification

Traditional

Package locking

System locking

Traditional

Maintenance Windows

Salt

System snapshot

Traditional

Salt

Salt

Configuration file management

Salt

Salt

Snapshots and profiles

Traditional. Salt: Profiles supported, Sync not supported

Salt: Profiles supported, Sync not supported

Salt: Profiles supported, Sync not supported

Power management

Salt

Salt

Monitoring server

Monitored clients

Salt

Salt

Salt

Docker buildhost

Build Docker image with OS

Kiwi buildhost

Build Kiwi image with OS

Recurring Actions

Salt

Salt

Salt

AppStreams

N/A

Yomi

Virtual Guest Management:

In this table, virtual guest management is split into basic and advanced.

Basic virtual guest management includes listing VMs, slow refresh, VM lifecycle actions (start, stop, resume, pause), and modifying VM vCPU and Memory.

Advanced virtual guest management includes all features of Basic virtual guest management plus fast refresh, VM lifecycle actions (delete, reset, power off), modifying VM disk, network, graphical display, and graphical display configuration.