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Installing frontman on Linux

Installing frontman on a Linux system would allow you to collect and monitor data about hosts that are on the same intranet as this system.

Prerequisites

  • You have defined the frontman location for the system where you are going to install frontman. For details, see Adding frontman locations.
  • You have permissions to install the frontman as a service on the selected system in your intranet.
  • The system on which you install the frontman can send and receive data from Internet.

Procedure

  1. 1.
    Copy the commands displayed for installation on a Linux system.
  2. 2.
    Log in to the Linux system where the frontman should be installed.
  3. 3.
    Open a terminal and paste the commands; if needed, enter root password.
    The system would execute the command and install the agent.
  4. 4.
    Optionally, check if the frontman service is running using the following command: service frontman status