Installation

The Centreon Plugin Packs can be installed:

Centreon EMS/Centreon EPP

If you are a Centreon EMS or a Centreon EPP customer, the repository is already installed on your Centreon platform.

Follow these two steps to install and deploy a Plugin Pack:

  • Install the centreon-pack-* Plugin Pack for template configuration.
  • Install the centreon-plugin-* plugins from the Centreon standard repository on each polling device (or “poller”).

List available Plugin Packs

To list the available Plugin Packs on your server, run the following command:

$ yum search centreon-pack

Plugin Pack installation

To install the Plugin Pack, run the following command on the Centreon central server:

$ yum install centreon-pack-$PLUGIN-PACK$

Where $PLUGIN-PACK$ is the name displayed by your YUM search.

Plugin installation

Next, install the required plugins as indicated above.

Run the following command on each Centreon poller that will run the plugins:

$ yum install centreon-plugin-$PLUGIN-PACK$

Where $PLUGIN-PACK$ is the name displayed by your YUM search.

Centreon IMP

You can also obtain the Centreon Plugin Packs through a Centreon IMP online subscription. You must first authenticate your Centreon platform on the Centreon IMP platform. Go to the Administration > Extension > subscription menu and log in with your Centreon IMP username to authenticate your Centreon platform.

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You now have access to the Plugin Packs catalog:

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Note

If this is your first visit and you have not subscribed to Centreon IMP, click on Subscribe Now and get 5 extra plugins for a free trial. You must log in to your Centreon platform on the Centreon IMP platform.

Click on install to access the catalog:

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Pack installation

To install a Plugin Pack, hover over the icon with the mouse and click on the +

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You can also click on the Plugin Pack to display more details and click on the +

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Once the Plugin Pack is installed, a green outline and an arrow icon will indicate successful installation.

before installation after installation
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Plugin installation

Next, install the required plugins as indicated in the steps above.

Run the following command for each Centreon poller that will execute the plugins:

$ yum install centreon-plugin-$PLUGIN-PACK$

Where $PLUGIN-PACK$ is the name displayed by your YUM search.