Help Admin Adding a monitor Bulk Installation of Linux agent using Puppet

Bulk Installation of Linux agent using Puppet

Unattended installation of the Linux agent can be done using puppet by performing the below mentioned steps.

Supporting Platforms: All Linux platforms with Glibc version 2.5 and above, including Centos, Debian, Fedora, Redhat, Suse, Ubuntu

Params

  • $site24x7agent_devicekey = Your device key is available under the Site24x7 Add Server Monitor page.
  • Site24x7 device key is unique for your account.
  • $site24x7agent_proxy is the proxy server required to connect to the Site24x7 servers.
         Example: user:password@proxyhost:proxyport

Installation

After selection of monitor type and setting up proxy settings (if required), follow the below steps:

  1. Download the Site24x7 module into your puppet modules directory: (the module directory name must be site24x7) https://github.com/site24x7/puppet-site24x7
  2. Set your apikey as described in the Params section. Edit 'site24x7/manifests/params.pp'
  3. Set '$site24x7agent_devicekey' with your unique Site24x7 device key.
        For eg: $site24x7agent_devicekey='06bb765a221c269ba0f9a1ebc22ad259'
  4. Set proxy attribute if necessary
        For eg: $site24x7agent_proxy= "user:password@proxyhost:proxyport"
  5. View your servers from your Site24x7 account.

This will ensure automatic installation of the agent in your servers.

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Help Admin Adding a monitor Bulk Installation of Linux agent using Puppet