Proxy - Major Upgrade
Before you perform any proxy update, schedule a maintenance window. The clients registered to SUSE Manager through the proxy will not be able to connect to SUSE Manager while the update is in progress. For more information about maintenance windows, see Maintenance Windows.
Major proxy upgrades include a version upgrade of the operating system. For more information, see the SUSE Manager 4.3 release notes.
At the command prompt on the SUSE Manager Server, as root, use the
spacewalk-common-channelscommand to add the appropriate channels:
spacewalk-common-channels opensuse_leap15_4 \ opensuse_leap15_4-non-oss \ opensuse_leap15_4-non-oss-updates \ opensuse_leap15_4-updates \ opensuse_leap15_4-backports-updates \ opensuse_leap15_4-sle-updates \ uyuni-proxy-stable-leap-154
Fully synchronize all channels with
To upgrade a proxy you first stop the proxy service, then you replace the software repositories and update the software, and finally you restart the proxy service.
On the SUSE Manager Proxy, stop the proxy service:
In the SUSE Manager Server Web UI, navigate toand click the name of the proxy.
Click, and as the base channel select the openSUSE Leap 15.5 channel that is listed in the
Child Channelspane, select the 15.5 child channels.
Click Next, and
Confirm Software Channel Changewith Confirm.
zypper --non-interactive dup --allow-vendor-change --replacefilesto the script field, and click Schedule
Wait until the remote command is executed.
On the SUSE Manager Proxy, start the proxy service:
If you need to update many proxies, you can create an action chain of this command sequence on the SUSE Manager Server. You can use the action chain to perform updates on multiple proxies at the same time.