System Set Manager Overview

The Systems  System Set Manager  Overview section allows you to manage clients that you have added to the system set manager (SSM). You can also access this page by clicking the systems selected icon in the top menu bar.

For more information about SSM, see client-configuration:system-set-manager.adoc.

The Systems  Systems Set Manager menu is split into tabs:

1. Overview

This section provides quick access to all the of the SSM tabs.

2. Systems

This section lists all clients currently in the SSM. It provides information about the updates available, when thew client last checked in, the registered base channel, and system type. Click the client name to see more information.

3. Patches

This section lists all patches available for upgrade on clients currently in the SSM. Click the number in the Affected column to see which clients a patch applies to. To perform upgrades, check the patches to apply and click Apply Patches.

For more information about patch management, see client-configuration:patch-management.adoc.

4. Packages

This section is split into subtabs.

The Packages  Upgrade subtab lists all packages available for upgrade on clients currently in the SSM. To perform upgrades, check the packages to upgrade and click Upgrade Selected Packages.

The Packages  Install subtab allows you to install new packages on all clients currently in the SSM. To install packages, click the base channel that contains the package, check the packages to install, and click Install Selected Packages.

The Packages  Remove subtab allows you to remove packages from all clients currently in the SSM. If clients in the SSM have different versions of a package installed, multiple versions are available in the list. To remove packages, select the packages to remove, and click Remove Selected Packages.

On traditional clients, the Packages  Verify subtab allows you to verify packages against the package repository. To verify a package, check the package in the list and click Verify Selected Packages. When the verification is complete, navigate to Systems  Events  History to see the results.

For more information about package management, see client-configuration:package-management.adoc.

5. Groups

This section lists all system groups clients currently available in your organization. Click Create Group to create a new system group. For each group in the list, check Add to add all clients in the SSM to the group, check Remove to remove all clients in the SSM from the group, or check No Change to leave group assignments as they are. Click Alter Membership to change group assignments.

For more information about system groups, see client-configuration:system-groups.adoc.

6. Channels

This section lists all base channels clients currently subscribed to by clients currently in the SSM. You can change all clients subscribed to a current base channel to a new base channel, by selecting the new base channel and following the prompts.

For more information about software channels, see client-configuration:channels.adoc.

For more information about using the SSM to change base channels, see client-configuration:system-set-manager.adoc.

7. Configuration

This section is split into subtabs.

The Configuration  Deploy Files subtab lists all configuration files available for deployment. Click the number in the Systems column to see which clients are currently subscribed to the configuration file. To assign a configuration file to the clients currently in the SSM, check the configuration file, and click Schedule File Deploy.

The Configuration  Compare Files subtab lists all configuration files available for comparison. This compares the configuration file deployed on a client with the configuration file stored on the SUSE Manager Server. Click the number in the Systems column to see which clients are currently subscribed to the configuration file. To compare configuration files, check the configuration files to compare, and click Schedule File Comparison.

The Configuration  Subscribe to Channels subtab lists all configuration channels available for subscription. To subscribe the clients in the SSM to a new configuration channel, check the configuration channel, click Continue, and follow the prompts.

The Configuration  Unsubscribe from Channels subtab lists all configuration channels clients in the SSM are currently subscribed to. To unsubscribe the clients in the SSM from a configuration channel, check the configuration channel and click Unsubscribe Systems.

The Configuration  Enable Configuration subtab lists clients in the SSM that are capable of using configuration management, but have not yet been enabled. To enable clients in the SSM to use configuration management, check the client and click Enable Configuration Management.

For more information about configuration management, see client-configuration:configuration-management.adoc.

8. Provisioning

This section is split into subtabs.

The Provisioning  Autoinstallation subtab lists all clients in the SSM available for autoinstallation, with their base channel. To schedule autoinstallation, select an autoinstallable type, click Continue and follow the prompts.

On traditional clients, the Provisioning  Tag Systems subtab allows you to add descriptions the most recent snapshots of clients currently in the SSM. To tag the most recent snapshots, enter a description in the Tag name field and click Tag Current Snapshots. For more information about snapshots, see client-configuration:snapshots.adoc.

On traditional clients, the Provisioning  Rollback subtab allows you to roll clients currently in the SSM back to a previous snapshot. To roll back to a previous snapshot, click the name of the snapshot to roll back to, and click Rollback Systems. For more information about snapshots, see client-configuration:snapshots.adoc.

The Provisioning  Power Management Configuration subtab allows you to configure power management for the clients in the SSM. For more information about power management, see client-configuration:power-management.adoc.

The Provisioning  Power Operations subtab allows you to power on, power off, or reboot the clients in the SSM. For more information about power management, see client-configuration:power-management.adoc.

For more information about autoinstallation, see client-configuration:autoinst-intro.adoc.

9. States

For Salt clients, the States  Highstate subtab allows you to apply the highstate to all clients in the SSM.

10. Audit

For traditional clients, this section allows you to schedule a new XCCDF scan on all clients in the SSM. For more information about auditing, see administration:auditing.adoc.

11. Misc

This section is split into subtabs.

The Misc  Preferences subtab allows you to configure the custom information, system types, and system preferences for the clients in the SSM.

The Misc  Hardware subtab allows you to schedule a hardware profile refresh for the clients in the SSM.

The Misc  Software subtab allows you to schedule a package profile refresh for the clients in the SSM.

The Misc  Remote Command subtab allows you to schedule a remote command to be executed on the clients in the SSM.

The Misc  Custom Values subtab allows you to set or remove custom key values for the clients in the SSM.

For traditional clients, the Misc  Lock/Unlock subtab allows you to lock or unlock clients in the SSM.

The Misc  Reboot subtab allows you to schedule a reboot for the clients in the SSM.

The Misc  Transfer subtab allows you to move clients in the SSM to a new organization.

The Misc  Delete subtab allows you to delete the system profiles of clients in the SSM.