I am not sure if you do have access to the patches through evaluation.
When we got the product key for our SLES9 and upon activating that,
that's the only time we got access to the patches. Anyone can create
a portal account but depending on what product was activated then that
would affect what patches you have access to.
You might want to check with the local distributor of Novell,
SecureLinx (www.securelinx.com). They have helped us with our
2005/5/24, Niall O Broin <niall at makalumedia.com>:
> So, are there any other SLES9 users out there? Is it just me, or is the
> maintenance portal for downloading patches COMPLETELY braindead? I have
> an evaluation license so I have 30 days support and access to patches,
> but try as I might, I cannot find via portal.suse.com a place to
> download SP1.
>> If I search for patches, I get lists of recommended patches, but no
> links (though they would probably come down with YOU - haven't tried
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