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1.1 Prerequisite Tasks

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Created on: Feb 19, 2010 10:26 AM by Zenoss API - Last Modified:  Mar 24, 2010 2:18 PM by shasting

1. Prerequisite Tasks

Note

Run all commands as root, from the machine where you want to install Zenoss.

Before you install:

  1. Run the Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM), which you will use to install Zenoss. To run YUM, enter this command:

    # yum -y install mysql-server net-snmp net-snmp-utils gmp libgomp libgcj liberation-fonts
  2. Download the Zenoss installation files.

  3. If you have just installed MySQL, then use the following commands to adjust the permissions:

    # /etc/init.d/mysqld restart 
    # /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password ''
    # /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root -h localhost password ''

    Note

    Initially, the MySQL password must be blank so that Zenoss can correctly create the database. After you have installed and started Zenoss, you can change this password.

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