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    Default Landscape like management tool for openSUSE?

    Hi,

    Looking for a Landscape like management tool to manage our openSUSE boxes in our company.
    No I'm not an Ubuntu user and using Landscape only as a reference point. Frankly Landscape is not too bad, but not good enough reason to move everything from openSUSE to Ubuntu.

    Currently using Ansible to mass-manage the servers and desktops, unfortunately we can't afford the upgrade to Tower.
    Maybe you guys have an idea what could be possibly used for such purposes?

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    Default Re: Landscape like management tool for openSUSE?

    Not that I've used it (or have need for it), but perhaps Spacewalk might fulfil your requirements?
    https://spacewalkproject.github.io/

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    Cool Re: Landscape like management tool for openSUSE?

    openSUSE and SUSE are both open source -- openSUSE is managed by SUSE employees.

    openSUSE is a community; SUSE is a company -- as is Ubuntu . . .

    Looking at Ubuntu's Landscape product, the "Landscape On Premises" version has no licence fees for up to 10 physical machines and 10 more virtual machines, for a total of 20 machines. Landscape is part of the Ubuntu Advantage package with costs which begin at $225 per year and physical server node.

    The SUSE product range includes a management tool which is comparable to the Ubuntu Landscape product, with competitive pricing.
    • The SUSE product is naturally, better, more mature and more productive . . .


    Whether or not, SUSE would be prepared to offer their management tool to the openSUSE community on a similar licensing basis to the Ubuntu "Landscape On Premises" product, is a moot point. Presumably, those openSUSE users who have a need for a small-scale management tool, could approach the openSUSE Board and enquire as to the possibilities . . .

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    Default Re: Landscape like management tool for openSUSE?

    @deano_ferrari Thanks for the tip going to check it out

    @dcurtisfra Thanks for the information, had no idea SLE has a similar tool and will definitely going to look into it. "The SUSE product is naturally, better, more mature and more productive . . ." Exactly the reason why we are not running Ubuntu.

    Pricing of Landscape is far better than the 10,000USD/yr/100 node for Tower since we have only 3 big KVM servers with a lot of VMs not really appealing. If SLE has a similar pricing like Landscape then that will be definitely be considered as a goto.

    Big thanks again for the help!

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    Default Re: Landscape like management tool for openSUSE?

    The SUSE tool is "SUSE Manager: <https://www.suse.com/products/suse-manager/> -- take a look at the "Chalk talk".

    If you've set-up the SUSE web page with your country, the telephone number for the SUSE representative in your area is displayed at the bottom of the page.

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    Default Re: Landscape like management tool for openSUSE?

    On Tue 21 Nov 2017 05:26:02 PM CST, dcurtisfra wrote:

    The SUSE tool is "SUSE Manager:
    <https://www.suse.com/products/suse-manager/> -- take a look at the
    "Chalk talk".

    If you've set-up the SUSE web page with your country, the telephone
    number for the SUSE representative in your area is displayed at the
    bottom of the page.


    Hi
    I run SuMA 3.1 here If you have specific questions, head over to the
    SuMA forum at https://forums.suse.com same username/password.

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    Default Re: Landscape like management tool for openSUSE?

    Quote Originally Posted by dcurtisfra View Post
    The SUSE tool is "SUSE Manager: <https://www.suse.com/products/suse-manager/> -- take a look at the "Chalk talk".

    If you've set-up the SUSE web page with your country, the telephone number for the SUSE representative in your area is displayed at the bottom of the page.
    Exactly what I'm looking for, thank you!
    Wondering why are these features and tools from SUSE and openSUSE are so poorly marketed :/

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