Server - Minor Upgrade
Several times a year, the SUSE Manager team releases minor upgrades of the SUSE Manager Server. These updates address bug fixes and feature improvements, and sometimes include new features.
Some additional manual steps might be required, and this information is only available in the release notes. For important extra information about your upgrade, see the release notes at https://www.uyuni-project.org/pages/stable-version.html.
Performing a minor upgrade is similar to installing operating system package updates.
By default, several update repositories are configured and enabled for the SUSE Manager Server. New and updated packages become available automatically.
It is recommended you make a backup of the server before upgrading.
On the SUSE Manager Server, at the command prompt, as root, stop the spacewalk services:
Refresh software repositories:
Update new packages: (Repeat this if prompted by zypper)
If zypper reports that the Uyuni package won’t be upgraded, run the command manually:
zypper install Uyuni-Server-release
Restart the spacewalk services:
Reboot the server if a patch update recommends rebooting.
By default, zypper refreshes the repository every ten minutes (see
Starting with SUSE Manager 4.1,
The schema upgrade is run automatically when the spacewalk service is started with
Services affected by a package update are not automatically restarted after an update.
You need to restart these services manually to avoid potential failures.