Agent Installation Prerequisites

Please make sure your server meets the following requirements before proceeding:

  • Centos 7+
  • Enter update yum update -y
  • Install pip 9.0.2+ get-pip.py python get-pip.py For example: curl "https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py" -o "get-pip.py"
  • Install GCC yum install gcc -y
  • Install GCC C++ yum install gcc-c++ -y
  • Install Python-devel yum install python-devel -y
  • Install Python 3 yum install python3 -y
  • Install Python 3 virtual environment dependency python -m pip install virtualenv and python3 -m pip install virtualenv
  • Install AT yum install at
  • Start ATD service atd start

The following procedure is for the end customer to install an Agent on their machine.

To install a Siemplify Remote Agent (Linux):

  1. Click on the CentOS download and extract the zip file which contains the following 3 files to the required machine:
    • SiemplifyAgent installer: The installer of the Siemplify Agent.
    • agent.key: The key for encrypting and decrypting the data.
    • config.JSON: Configurations as configured in the Siemplify Server for the given Siemplify Agent instance.
  1. Connect to the machine that you want to install the agent on using SSH.
  2. Log in as root user with the standard Siemplify password.
  3. Set the execution permissions on the file with the following command:
    sudo chmod +x SiemplifyAgent_Centos
  4. Install the agent using the following command:
    ./SiemplifyAgent_Centos
  5. Before the script finishes, you will be asked to enter three numbers:
  • Enter retransmission interval (seconds): This is the interval in which the agent will send Cases from the retransmission folder to the Publisher. Click Enter to retain the default amount of seconds.
  • Enter retransmission save period (days): This deletes cases from the retransmission folder after a certain number of days. Click Enter to accept the default amount of days.
  • Enter retransmission folder max size: This is the max size in megabytes for the folder. Once it reaches this size, older cases will be deleted. Click Enter to accept the default amount of days.
  1. When the script finishes, it will be clearly marked.

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