Using Multiple Servers to Manage Large Scale Deployments

If you need to manage a large number of clients, in most cases you can do so with a single SUSE Manager Server, tuned appropriately. However, if you need to manage tens of thousands of clients, you might find it easier to use multiple SUSE Manager Servers, in a hub, to manage them.

SUSE Manager Hub helps you manage very large deployments. The typical Hub topology looks like this:

typical hub architecture overview

To copy contents between servers, you can use Inter-Server Synchronization (ISS). ISS allows you to export data from one server (source) and import it on another (target) server. For more information, see Inter-Server Synchronization.