You can perform the offline updates in a three step process:
Update Advanced Authentication and product repositories on the Subscription Management Tool (SMT) server installed locally.
Register the Advanced Authentication appliance to the local SMT server.
Perform the operating system and product updates.
Before you update the Advanced Authentication appliance, you must ensure that the SMT server is installed and the Advanced Authentication repositories are mirrored.
Perform the following to install and configure the SMT server:
To install the organizational level SMT server:
Select the SMT pattern and install SMT software.
To configure the local SMT server:
Open the port in Firewall.
Specify the following in NCC Mirroring Credentials:
Clickand provide a valid password for the user.
Create a local mirror or repos of the SUSE repositories.
In thesection, all repositories which are hosted on SCC are displayed.
Select Aauth-Appliance-6.3-OS and click .
Repeat the same for Aauth-Appliance-6.3-Product and click .
For more information, see the SUSE documentation on Mirroring Repositories on the SMT Server..
After you configure the SMT server, you must register the service on Advanced Authentication and specify the following:
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Specify the http://<SMT_server>/smt.crt format.that communicates with the SMT server in the
(Optional) specify theof the file or directory.
After you register the appliance, you can view a list of the needed updates, or view a list of installed updates. You can use manual or automatic options to update the appliance. For more information, see Managing the Updates.