SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 for SAP Applications - SLE221

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 for SAP Applications - SLE221


This course is designed to give an understanding of the features and components of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications (SLES for SAP).

It is ideal for SLES administrators tasked with administering systems running SAP and SAP experts wishing to understand the underlying platform.


Attendees should have knowledge of SLES equivalent to the SCA in Enterprise Linux level.

A high level understanding of the SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension or general High Availability concepts would be beneficial.

This course does not require any specific SAP product knowledge.


2 days. Hands on.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

This course provides an overview of the differences between standard SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and the SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP Applications release. It includes coverage of High Availability solutions for SAP deployments, how to plan for the installation of SLES for SAP, how to use the custom installation features and how to secure a SLES for SAP system.

Attendees will be taught the following concepts and skills:

  • What is SLES for SAP?
  • High Availability Extension with SLES for SAP
  • Planning and Installation for SLES in the SAP landscape
  • Securing a SLES for SAP System

Course Content

Section 1: Overview of SLES for SAP
What is SLES for SAP Applications?
SLES for SAP Applications Life Cycle
SLES Priority Support for SAP Applications
SUSE Connect Program
Related SUSE Offerings

Section 2: Planning for and Installing SLES for SAP
Installation Media and Software Channels
SAP Certified Hardware
SLES for SAP Installation Workflow
Required Installation Parameters
Software Patterns
Kernel Setting and Tuning
YaST SAP Installation Wizard

Section 3: High Availability Extension with SLES for SAP
Overview of High Availability and Disaster Recovery
High Availability and Disaster Recovery Options with SLES for SAP
Simple Stack Scenario for SAP NetWeaver
Dual Datacenter Scenario with DRBD Replication

Section 4: Securing SLES for SAP
Security Components
Network Security for SAP
Minimal OS Package Selection
Update and Patch Strategies
Data Encryption

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