Migration of a platform with Poller Display

Migrate your Centreon Central

If the module centreon-poller-display-central-1.6.x is installed:

  1. Go to Administration > Extensions > Modules menu and uninstall the centreon-poller-display-central

  2. Remote the associated package:

    # yum remove centreon-poller-display-central
    

If your server uses a CentOS or Red Hat v7 operating system, refer to the update procedure to update your Poller Display server; else refer to the migration procedure.

Note

If you have Centreon EMS modules, it is necessary to update these repositories. Contact your Centreon support for these. Then ask new licenses for those.

Migration a server from Centreon Poller Display to Remote Server

  1. Go to the Administration > Extensions > Modules menu and uninstall the Centreon Poller Display module.

  2. If the module was installed using an RPM package, remove this one using the following command:

    # yum remove centreon-poller-display
    

Note

If you have Centreon EMS modules, it is necessary to update these repositories.

Contact your Centreon support for these. Then ask new licenses for those.

  1. If your server use a CentOS or Red Hat v7 operating system, refer to the update procedure to update your Poller Display server; else refer to the migration procedure.

  2. Go to Administration > Extensions > Modules menu and install the

    centreon-license-manager module.

  3. Execute the following command:

    # /usr/share/centreon/bin/centreon -u admin -p centreon -a enableRemote -o CentreonRemoteServer -v @IP_CENTREON_CENTRAL
    

Note

Replace @IP_CENTREON_CENTRAL by the IP of the Centreon server seen by the poller

This command will enable Remote Server mode:

Starting Centreon Remote enable process:

  Limiting Menu Access...Success
  Limiting Actions...Done

  Notifying Master...Success

  Set 'remote' instance type...Done

  Centreon Remote enabling finished.
  1. SSH Key exchange:

If you don’t have any private SSH keys on the central server for the Centreon user:

# su - centreon
$ ssh-keygen -t rsa

Copy this key on the new server:

# su - centreon
$ ssh-copy-id -i .ssh/id_rsa.pub centreon@IP_POLLER
  1. On the Centreon Central server, edit all pollers and attach them to the Remote Server using the selection list.

Note

Do not forget to generate configuration of your Remote Server.

Note

A Centreon Remote Server is a server that is self-administered. Thus, the configuration of the LDAP directory, users and ACLs are specific to this server and must be configured via the Administration menu.