Using packages

Centreon provides RPM for its products through CES. Open source products are freely available from our repository.

Centreon installation

Install a central server

This part is to install Centreon DSM on a central server. Centreon DSM server and client will be installed on the main server.

Run the command:

$ yum install centreon-dsm-server centreon-dsm-client

After installing the rpm, you have to finish the module installation via the web frontend. Go on :

Administration > Extensions

Install the Centreon-DSM module.


Your Centreon DSM Module is now installed.


Install a poller

This part is to install Centreon DSM on a poller. Only client will be installed

Run the command:

$ yum install centreon-dsm-client

You have now to configure MySQL access in order that your poller is enable to connect to central server with the centreon user to the centreon and centreon_storage database.

Base configuration of pollers

In Centreon DSM the communication between a poller and a central server is by MySQL. DSM Client need to have access to MySQL server in order to store new alarms.


The new trap system centreontrapd doesn’t need an access to the database but Centreon-DSM does.