Requirements

Before you install SUSE Manager for Retail, ensure your environment meets the minimum requirements. This section lists the requirements for a 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 the x86_64 architecture.

Table 1. Hardware Requirements for SUSE Manager Server
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Minimum 4 dedicated 64-bit CPU cores

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 8 GB

Base Installation Minimum 16 GB

Production Server Minimum 32 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) 24 GB

/var/lib/pgsql Minimum 50 GB

/srv Minimum 50 GB

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

Table 2. Hardware Requirements for Branch Server
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Minimum 2 dedicated 64-bit CPU cores

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 2 GB

Production Server Minimum 8 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) Minimum 24 GB

/srv Minimum 100 GB

/var/cache Minimum 100 GB

Table 3. Hardware Requirements for Build Host
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Multi-core 64-bit CPU

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 2 GB

Production Server Minimum 4 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) Minimum 24 GB

/var/lib/Kiwi Minimum 10 GB

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 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.