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 +====== SLES ======
  
 +===== SLES (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) =====
 +
 +To use the operating system SLES (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) the GWDG provides low cost licenses that are made possible due to large bulk orders at the company [[http://​www.suse.de/​|SUSE]]. This allows to extend existing or to purchase new licenses.
 +
 +===== Usage Restrictions =====
 +
 +The licenses can only be used for computers of the Max Planck Society, the University of Göttingen and the GWDG for x86 / AMD64 / Intel EM64T / Itanium / IBM PowerPC systems.
 +
 +===== License period and costs =====
 +
 +A license period is five years and currently covers the period from 01.05.2013 until 30.04.2018.
 +
 +The cost per license per year during this period do not include 19 % VAT as follows:
 +
 +1-2 Sockets - HPC: 16,20 EUR / year, Server: 97.20 EUR / year \\
 +4 sockets - HPC: 32.40 EUR / year, Server: 194.40 EUR / year \\
 +8 sockets - HPC 54,00 EUR / year, Server: 324.00 EUR / year
 +
 +HA functionality costs additionally 66,00 EUR for 1-2 Sockets and per year.
 +
 +HPC cluster nodes are systems that are fitted with an identical configuration in a cluster with at least 8 nodes.
 +
 +===== Orders =====
 +
 +Orders can be placed directly to the GWDG, either by e-mail to [[support@gwdg.de?​subject=SLES-Lizenzen|support@gwdg.de]],​ where the subject is "SLES licenses"​ or fax or letter to
 +
 +GWDG \\
 +SLES-order \\
 +Postfach 28 41 \\
 +37018 Göttingen
 +
 +Please do not forget to specify the number of licenses required and the billing address in both cases.
 +
 +Upon receipt of the order by e-mail, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail followed by the bill in the mail. After receipt of the order by letter or fax the invoice serves as confirmation.
 +
 +**ATTENTION**:​ If a license should be extended over the license period, a new appointment for the next license period is required.