Transitioning to SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 - SLE200

Transitioning to SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 - SLE200


This course is designed for SUSE Linux Enterprise administrators who have worked with previous versions, the main focus being the transition from SLE 12 to SLE 15.


This course is designed for students with previous SUSE Linux Enterprise Server experience equivalent to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Administration - SLE201, although intermediate experience with any Linux distribution will be sufficient.


1 day. Hands on.

Course Objectives

This course is designed to introduce the new features, functionality and procedures for administering SUSE Linux Enterprise 15.

Attendees will learn how SLE 15 differs from previous versions of SUSE Linux Enterprise, and how those changes will affect the way it is deployed and used.

Attendees will be introduced to the following changes to SLE 15:

  • Installation and AutoYaST changes
  • Infrastructure changes including chrony and firewalld
  • Core changes to the Linux kernel, OpenSSL and libstorage
  • Changes for developers: SDK, GCC7 and scripting languages
  • Additional changes to the OS
  • Upgrading to SLE 15 from previous versions

Course Content

Introduction to SLE 15
Evolution of Operating Systems
Unified Installer
Package Handling

Installation Changes
Unified Installer
Extensions and Modules

Infrastructure Changes

Core Changes
Linux Kernel 4.12
openSSL 1.1
YaST Partitioner

Changes for Developers
Scripting Language Versions
YaST Partitioner

Additional Changes
Repository Management Tool (RMT)
Miscellaneous Changes

Upgrade Paths and Methods
Available Upgrade Paths
SLE 15 Product Life Cycle
Preparing for an Upgrade

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