The Systems  Details  Overview section shows a summary of information about the selected client, including the current system status. This subtab is displayed by default when you click the name of a client anywhere throughout the Web UI.

Click Delete System to delete the system profile. Deleting a system profile will not destroy or remove the client, but you will no longer be able to manage it with SUSE Manager. If you delete a system profile by mistake, you can re-register the client using bootstrap.

The Systems  Details  Overview subtab is split into sections:

1. System Status

The section shows the current status of the client. If no action is required for this client, the status is System is up to date.

If the client has new software ready for installation, the status is Software Updates Available, along with details of updates. Apply updates by navigating to System Details  Packages.

2. System Info

This section shows general information about the client.

Table 1. System Info Columns
Column Name Description Conditions


The hostname used by the client with the SUSE Manager Server.



The fully qualified domain name of the client.

Shown only if it differs from the host name.

IP address

The IPv4 IP address of the client.


IPv6 address

The IPv6 IP address of the client.


Minion ID

The minion ID of the client.

Salt clients only.


The type of virtualization used by the client.

Virtualized clients only.


The universally unique identifier.



The kernel currently in use on the client.


SUSE Manager System ID

A unique identifier generated by SUSE Manager when the client is registered.


Activation key

The activation key used to register the client.

Remains blank if the client has not been activated.

Installed products

Software products currently installed on the client.


For more information about system locks, see System Locking.

3. Subscribed Channels

This section shows the base and child software channels this client is subscribed to.

Click Alter Channel Subscriptions to change the channel subscriptions for this client. Click a channel name to go to the Channel Details tab.

For more information about channels, see Software Channels.

4. System Events

This section shows the most recent system events for this client.

Table 2. System Events Columns
Column Name Description

Checked in

The time that the client last successfully checked in with the SUSE Manager Server.


The time that the client registered with SUSE Manager.

Last booted

The time that the client was most recently started or rebooted.

Click Schedule system reboot to set a time for the client to reboot. The reboot will occur when the client next checks in with the SUSE Manager Server after the scheduled time. For more on task scheduling, see Task Schedules.

5. System Properties

This section shows further information about the client.

Table 3. System Properties Columns
Column Name Description

System types

Lists the system type applied to the client. Client type is Salt


Lists the current notification options for this client.

Contact method

The method used by this client to communicate with the SUSE Manager Server.

Auto patch update

Indicates if the client is receiving patches automatically.

Maintenance Schedule

Specifies which maintenance schedule is assigned to this client.

System name

The system name of the client. By default, this is the host name, but it can be changed.


General information about the client. By default, this is automatically gathered when the client is registered, but it can be changed.


The physical location of the client.

For more information about contact methods, see Client Contact Methods.

Click Edit These Properties to go to System Details  Details  Properties subtab.