SUSE-RU-2019:2208-1: important: Recommended update for ses-manual_en

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for ses-manual_en

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2019:2208-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1121999 #1126329 #1135616 #1136996 #1138585 
                    #1138846 #1139981 #1141020 #1141287 #1142341 
                    #1142627 #1143551 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Enterprise Storage 6

   An update that has 12 recommended fixes can now be


   This update for the SUSE Storage 6 manuals contains the following:

   * SES6 on CaaSPv4 (jsc#SES-720) New chapter describing how to utilize SES6
     storage features in CaaSPv4 Kubernetes cluster.
   * WAL/DB recommendations (bsc#1126329) Updated and simplified the
     recommended size of WLA/DB partitions for most OSD deployments.
   * LVM cache (jsc#SES-268) New chapter describes how to add LVM cache
     feature to OSDs to improve read/write performance.
   * updated typo in a graphical scheme (bsc#1121999)
   * firewalld replaced SuSEfirewall (bsc#1138585) SuSEfirewall service
     became obsolete, was replaced by firewalld. Deployment chapter needed an
     update with firewalld.
   * Supported CephFS clients are SLE version 12 SP3+ or 15+ (bsc#1136996)
   * CephFS snapshots are now supported (bsc#1141020) In previous versions,
     CephFS snapshots were not a supported feature. Since SES6 this changed.
   * osd.[replace/remove] is correct, not [replace/remove.osd] (bsc#1141287)
     Documentation included wrong salt 'replace.osd' and 'remove.osd'
     commands, correct version is 'osd.replace' and 'osd.remove'
   * ceph.purge runner and purging custom roles (bsc#1138846) When custom
     dashboard roles exist, manual interaction is needed if running
     'ceph.purge' salt runner
   * updated filtering disks by size (bsc#1142627) Section on filtering disk
     devices by their size in drive group layout included incorrect
     information on limiting the minimal and maximal size.
   * DeepSea grain is mandatory (bsc#1139981) Setting the DeepSea grain is
     mandatory when specifying salt minions belonging to Ceph cluster.
   * 'ceph df' command output was updated to match new version (bsc#1143551)
   * described 3 new advanced options related to configuring iSCSI gateway

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Enterprise Storage 6:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-6-2019-2208=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 (noarch):



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