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How to upgrade SLES 11 to SLES 11 sp1?

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This is using SUSE Linux Enterprise server 11. Due to one requirements on new software, I have to upgrade the above server to SUSE 11 sp1. How to upgrade? Can I download only SP1 from the web?
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If you have the installation media for 11.1 (bootable DVD) you can generally boot off it and choose the 'Upgrade' option:
"Installation" -> Select language and keyboard layout -> Agree to the License ->  Select "Update" instead of "New Installation"

But you may also upgrade from within the installed 11.0 via Yast or zypper. The methods are described in detail here:
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7005410&sliceId=1
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Under that link, check the following chapters:

:Procedure for upgrading from SLES / SLED 11 (GA version)
:Update to SP1 via patches
:Update via using a SLE 11 SP1 installation media
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