Requirements

Before you install SUSE Manager for Retail, ensure your environment meets the minimum requirements. This section lists the requirements for your SUSE Manager for Retail installation. These requirements are in addition to the SUSE Manager requirements listed at installation:general-requirements.adoc.

SUSE Manager for Retail is only supported on x86_64 architecture.

Table 1. Hardware Requirements for SUSE Manager server
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Multi-core 64-bit CPU

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 8 GB

Base Installation Minimum 16 GB

Production Server Minimum 32 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) 100 GB

/var/lib/pgsql Minimum 50 GB

/srv/ 50 GB (Minimum 2 GB per OS image)

/var/spacewalk Minimum 50 GB per SUSE product and 360 GB per Red Hat product

Table 2. Hardware requirements for build host

Hardware

Recommended

CPU

Multi-core 64-bit CPU

RAM:

4 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) 50 GB

Table 3. Hardware requirements for branch server

Hardware

Recommended

CPU

Multi-core 64-bit CPU

RAM:

8 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) 100 GB (Minimum 50 GB per SUSE product and 2 GB per OS image)

Network Requirements
  • The SUSE Manager server requires a reliable and fast WAN connection

  • The branch server requires a reliable WAN connection, to reach the SUSE Manager server

  • If you are using a shared network, ensure that DHCP requests are filtered before reaching the rest of your shared network

  • If you are using a dedicated network, the branch server requires at least two network interfaces: one connected to the WAN with reachable SUSE Manager server, and one connected to the internal branch LAN.

  • Terminals require a LAN connection to the branch server network.