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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
Publication Date: October 15, 2021
About This Guide
Additional Documentation and Resources
Documentation Conventions
1 What Is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications?
1.1 Software Components
1.2 Software Repository Setup
1.3 Included Services
2 Planning the Installation
2.1 Hardware Requirements
2.2 Downloading the Installation Image
2.3 Installation Methods
2.4 Overview of the Installation Workflow
2.5 Required Data for Installing
2.6 Partitioning
3 Installing the Operating System
3.1 Using the Installation Workflow
3.2 Using SLES for SAP Media from the Network
3.3 Using an External AutoYaST Profile
3.4 Converting a SLES Installation to a SLES for SAP Installation
4 Installing SAP Applications
4.1 Products That Can Be Installed Using SAP Installation Wizard
4.2 First Steps
4.3 Using the SAP Installation Wizard
4.4 Continuing an Installation Using an Installation Profile
4.5 Partitioning for an SAP Application Without the SAP Installation Wizard
4.6 Automated Installation of SAP Applications with AutoYaST
5 Setting Up an Installation Server for SAP Media Sets
6 Setting Up an SAP HANA Cluster
6.1 Prerequisites
6.2 Setup
6.3 Using Hawk
7 Tuning
7.1 Kernel: Page-Cache Limit
7.2 Tuning Systems with sapconf4
7.3 Tuning Systems with sapconf 5
7.4 Tuning Systems with saptune
7.5 Tuning Kernel Parameters Manually Using sysctl
8 Firewalling
8.1 Configuring SuSEFirewall2
8.2 Configuring HANA-Firewall
8.3 SAProuter Integration
9 Encrypting Directories Using cryptctl
9.1 Setting Up a cryptctl Server
9.2 Setting Up a cryptctl Client
9.3 Checking Partition Unlock Status Using Server-side Commands
9.4 Unlocking Encrypted Partitions Manually
9.5 Maintenance Downtime Procedure
9.6 For More Information
10 Protecting Against Malware With ClamSAP
10.1 Installing ClamSAP
10.2 Creating a Virus Scanner Group in SAP NetWeaver
10.3 Setting Up the ClamSAP Library in SAP NetWeaver
10.4 Engaging ClamSAP
10.5 For More Information
11 Connecting via RDP
12 Creating Operating System Images
12.1 Creating Images with KIWI
12.2 Cleaning Up an Instance Before Using It as a Master Image
13 Important Log Files
A Additional Software for SLES for SAP
A.1 Identifying a Base Product for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
A.2 SUSE Connect Program
A.3 SUSE Package Hub
B Partitioning for the SAP System Using AutoYaST
C Supplementary Media
C.1 product.xml
C.2 Own AutoYaST Ask Dialogs
C.3 Installing Additional Packages
C.4 Example Directory for Supplementary Media
D Documentation Updates
D.1 April 25, 2018—SLES for SAP 12 SP3 Documentation Update
D.2 November 1, 2017—SLES for SAP 12 SP3 Documentation Update
D.3 September 7, 2017—SLES for SAP 12 SP3 FCS
D.4 May 10, 2017—SLES for SAP 12 SP2 Documentation Update
D.5 December 07, 2016—SLES for SAP 12 SP2 Documentation Update
D.6 November 07, 2016—SLES for SAP 12 SP2 FCS
D.7 March 23, 2016
D.8 February 29, 2016
D.9 February 15, 2016
D.10 May 29, 2015
D.11 April 29, 2015
D.12 October 28, 2013

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