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Package for transition of SLES8 to an EAL2 certified system

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(Last modified: 03JUN2003)


solutions Package for transition of SLES8 to an EAL2 certified system SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d6746de9a1890471ea36125cd66ce239)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86

Package: certification-sles-eal2
Release: 20030603
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This package is required for the transition of a SLES8 installation into the certified configuration (EAL2).

Contraindications

None.

Description

This package (certification-sles-eal2) provides documentation, a script and a set of RPM packages for the EAL2 security certification of SLES8.
The included script can be used along the guidelines in the security guide to transfer the fresh installation of the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 (SLES8), with or without Service Pack 1 or 2 installed, to the certified configuration.
As a starting point, please refer to README-eal2.txt
that is included in the package as
/usr/share/doc/packages/certification-sles-eal2/README-eal2.txt
As such, the package itself is inactive and does not contain any components that are required at runtime of the system. By consequence, the package can be removed again fron your system once the intended transition to the certified configuration has been completed successfully.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh certification-sles-eal2.rpm

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