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opsview4.6:centos-installation [2015/03/12 14:00]
pknight Mention the automated install script.
opsview4.6:centos-installation [2015/11/25 14:32] (current)
hparkhouse update repoforge link
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-====== Installation Guide - CentOS Linux ======+====== Installation guide - CentOS Linux ====== 
===== Before you start ===== ===== Before you start =====
  * This page details manually installing Opsview on a CentOS platform. Note that we recommend using our [[opsview4.6:automated-installation|automated installation method]] instead.   * This page details manually installing Opsview on a CentOS platform. Note that we recommend using our [[opsview4.6:automated-installation|automated installation method]] instead.
  * For supported CentOS Linux releases, see our [[opsview4.6:platforms|official platforms]] list   * For supported CentOS Linux releases, see our [[opsview4.6:platforms|official platforms]] list
- +  * See our [[opsview4.6:designing-system|design notes]] for further information on planning for separate database servers, disk partitioning and security.
-===== Planning ===== +
-See our [[opsview4.6:designing-system|design notes]] for further information on planning for separate database servers, disk partitioning and security. +
===== Preparation ===== ===== Preparation =====
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==== Prerequisites ==== ==== Prerequisites ====
-See the [[prereqs|installation prerequisites]] information to setup users, groups and MySQL.+ 
 +See the [[prereqs|installation prerequisites]] information to set up users, groups and MySQL.
==== SELinux ==== ==== SELinux ====
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Opsview is not currently compatible with Security-Enhanced Linux extensions, this must be disabled. Opsview is not currently compatible with Security-Enhanced Linux extensions, this must be disabled.
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==== Network Ports ==== ==== Network Ports ====
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On CentOS7, you will need to amend the firewall to allow port 80 to access the web interface. See [[opsview4.6:ports|this page]] for details about the ports used by Opsview. On CentOS7, you will need to amend the firewall to allow port 80 to access the web interface. See [[opsview4.6:ports|this page]] for details about the ports used by Opsview.
==== RPMForge repositories ==== ==== RPMForge repositories ====
-Set up [[http://rpmrepo.org/RPMforge|RPMForge]] to install any necessary dependencies by downloading and installing the RPMForge release package. Download an appropriate RPM based on your OS from http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/.+ 
 +Set up [[http://repoforge.org/|RepoForge]] to install any necessary dependencies by downloading and installing the RPMForge release package. Download an appropriate RPM based on your OS from http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/.
Then, as root user, install with: Then, as root user, install with:
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==== Opsview repositories ==== ==== Opsview repositories ====
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Create a new file in ''/etc/yum.repos.d/opsview.repo''  Use this link below for further instructions: Create a new file in ''/etc/yum.repos.d/opsview.repo''  Use this link below for further instructions:
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===== Installation ===== ===== Installation =====
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Once the repositories have been updated to include the Opsview yum repository, the latest release of Opsview can be installed by running the following command as root: Once the repositories have been updated to include the Opsview yum repository, the latest release of Opsview can be installed by running the following command as root:
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</code> </code>
-3. The rest of the steps should be performed as the ''nagios'' user. Log out and back in again to ensure the profile is setup:+3. The rest of the steps should be performed as the ''nagios'' user. Log out and back in again to ensure the profile is set up:
<code> <code>
exit exit
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====== Troubleshooting ====== ====== Troubleshooting ======
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=== Automatic dependencies === === Automatic dependencies ===
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Yum should automatically work out all dependencies when installing Opsview, but in the event that installing the ''opsview'' package does not bring in ''opsview-base'', ''opsview-perl'', etc then follow these steps: Yum should automatically work out all dependencies when installing Opsview, but in the event that installing the ''opsview'' package does not bring in ''opsview-base'', ''opsview-perl'', etc then follow these steps:
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