SUSE Manager Server Update
This update procedure covers simple package updates or a concerted micro update, which is also known as a maintenance update (MU).
During a MU the user stops services, updates packages, runs the script to update the database, and restarts services.
This means first you ensure that you have the latest version of all installed packages installed. Then you can upgrade the database schema.
By default, several update channels are configured and enabled for the SUSE Manager Server. New and updated packages will become available automatically.
On the SUSE Manager Server, at the command prompt, as root, stop the spacewalk services:
List available patches:
Apply all available patches:
If a patch includes a new database schema upgrade, you will need to use the
On the SUSE Manager Server, at the command prompt, as root, ensure the database service is running:
systemctl start postgresql
Perform the schema update:
Restart the spacewalk services:
Services affected by a package update are not automatically restarted after an update.
You need to restart these services manually to avoid potential failures.
Reboot the server if a patch update recommends rebooting.