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Applies to SUSE CaaS Platform 4.5.2

About This Guide

1 Required Background

To keep the scope of these guidelines manageable, certain technical assumptions have been made. These documents are not aimed at beginners in Kubernetes usage and require that:

  • You have some computer experience and are familiar with common technical terms.

  • You are familiar with the documentation for your system and the network on which it runs.

  • You have a basic understanding of Linux systems.

  • You have an understanding of how to follow instructions aimed at experienced Linux administrators and can fill in gaps with your own research.

  • You understand how to plan, deploy and manage Kubernetes applications.

2 Available Documentation

We provide HTML and PDF versions of our books in different languages. Documentation for our products is available at https://documentation.suse.com/, where you can also find the latest updates and browse or download the documentation in various formats.

The following documentation is available for this product:

Deployment Guide

The SUSE CaaS Platform Deployment Guide gives you details about installation and configuration of SUSE CaaS Platform along with a description of architecture and minimum system requirements.

Quick Start Guide

The SUSE CaaS Platform Quick Start guides you through the installation of a minimum cluster in the fastest way possible.

Admin Guide

The SUSE CaaS Platform Admin Guide discusses authorization, updating clusters and individual nodes, monitoring, logging, use of Helm, troubleshooting and integration with SUSE Enterprise Storage and SUSE Cloud Application Platform.

3 Feedback

Several feedback channels are available:

Bugs and Enhancement Requests

For services and support options available for your product, refer to http://www.suse.com/support/.

To report bugs for a product component, go to https://scc.suse.com/support/requests, log in, and click Create New.

User Comments

We want to hear your comments about and suggestions for this manual and the other documentation included with this product. Use the User Comments feature at the bottom of each page in the online documentation or go to https://documentation.suse.com/, click Feedback at the bottom of the page and enter your comments in the Feedback Form.


For feedback on the documentation of this product, you can also send a mail to doc-team@suse.com. Make sure to include the document title, the product version and the publication date of the documentation. To report errors or suggest enhancements, provide a concise description of the problem and refer to the respective section number and page (or URL).

4 Documentation Conventions

The following notices and typographical conventions are used in this documentation:

  • /etc/passwd : directory names and file names

  • <PLACEHOLDER>: replace <PLACEHOLDER> with the actual value

  • PATH: the environment variable PATH

  • ls, --help: commands, options, and parameters

  • user : users or groups

  • package name : name of a package

  • Alt, AltF1 : a key to press or a key combination; keys are shown in uppercase as on a keyboard

  • File › Save As : menu items, buttons

  • Dancing Penguins (Chapter Penguins, ↑Another Manual): This is a reference to a chapter in another manual.

  • Commands that must be run with root privileges. Often you can also prefix these commands with the sudo command to run them as non-privileged user.

    sudo command
  • Commands that can be run by non-privileged users.

  • Notices:


    Vital information you must be aware of before proceeding. Warns you about security issues, potential loss of data, damage to hardware, or physical hazards.


    Important information you should be aware of before proceeding.


    Additional information, for example about differences in software versions.


    Helpful information, like a guideline or a piece of practical advice.

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