If you want to install Centreon on CentOS / Oracle Linux / RHEL distribution in version 8, you must use RPM packages
This virtual machine is available in OVA format for VMware environment and for Oracle VirtualBox tool. It is based on Linux CentOS 7 operating system including a Centreon installation allowing to easily start your first monitoring.
The virtual machine needs:
- Processor: any recent Intel or AMD processor with at least 2 vCPUs should be enough.
- Memory: depending on your operating system, you will need at least 1 GB of RAM. To fully enjoy Centreon's experience, you need at least 2 GB of free memory.
- Hard Disk storage: The virtual machine requires at least 6.5 GB of free space on your hard disk. However, if you want keep using Centreon, it is recommended to have at least 10 GB as its size will grow over time.
The virtual machine is available on the Centreon download web site.
The virtual machine may not have a network adapter configured. If so, you will have to configure a network adapter in your virtual machine before you proceed.
Go to to File > Deploy OVF Template and select the OVA file. Since the menu selections are actually linked to your specific VMWare configuration, we are unable to provide more information. Be advised that best practice is to use the Thin Provision option to save as much free space as possible on the disk.
Extract the contents of the archive and double-click on the OVA file. Follow the instructions to import the virtual machine. Edit your virtual machine and in the System tab, check the Hardware Clock in UTC Time box, then click on OK.
Once your virtual machine is imported, you will need to add a network card. Edit the settings of the virtual machine and a network card. Select the correct associated network to access to Internet.
The virtual machine can now be started.
Once your virtual machine has started. You must connect to it via a shell terminal and perform the requested operations.
It is imperative that you complete the instructions, especially operations 4 and 5.
Once those operations have been carried out, you can delete this message by deleting the /etc/profile.d/centreon.sh file.
- The default Centreon web interface account is: admin / centreon.
- The server administration account (through SSH) is: root / centreon.
- The root password of the DBMS is not initialized.
For security reasons, we highly recommend you to change those passwords after the installation completed.
You can now move to the First login section.
To connect to your Centreon web interface access to URL: http://IP_ADDRESS/centreon
Replace ****IP_ADDRESS**** by the IP address or FQDN of your Centreon web server.
Fill in your user name and associated password and click on Connect button:
You are now connected to the Centreon web interface.
Go to the Getting Started chapter to configure your first monitoring.
Secure your platform
Don't forget to secure your Centreon platform following our recommendations