Before you perform any upgrade, it is important to ensure you have the latest versions of all installed packages. This will make your upgrade go much more smoothly.
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 update, you will need to use the
On the SUSE Manager Server, at the command prompt, as root, ensure the database service is running:
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.