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NetCloud Perimeter: How to Install NetCloud Perimeter Client on Linux

Products Supported: NetCloud Perimeter


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Using apt

Using dpkg

Using yum

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Summary

This article describes how to install and configure NetCloud Perimeter Client on Linux systems.

NetCloud Perimeter Client supports several distributions of Linux. To see the complete list, visit our System Requirements.

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Ubuntu

Configuration Difficulty: Intermediate

Using apt

For Ubuntu, this is the recommended method for secure NetCloud Perimeter installation.

  • Step 1: Install the NetCloud Perimeter GPG signing key.

    wget -O - http://reposerver.pertino.com/Pertino-GPG-Key.pub | sudo apt-key add -

  • Step 2: Add the NetCloud Perimeter repository server to the distribution sources list.

    sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://reposerver.pertino.com/debs precise multiverse' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pertino.list"

  • Step 3: Install the NetCloud Perimeter client.
         Ubuntu 16.04 Notes: To install the NCP Client on Ubuntu 16.04 you will need to make sure that python is installed. 

    sudo apt-get install python -y
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install pertino-client -y

  • Step 4: When prompted, enter your username and password.
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  • Step 5: Confirm there is a new network interface attached to your private NetCloud Perimeter network by viewing the NetCloud Perimeter management interface or running the command below:

    ifconfig pertino0

    • The pertino0 interface will have a dynamic private address for IPv4 and IPv6. You will also have a privately accessible Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) displayed in the management console.

Using dpkg

  • Step 1: Download the latest NetCloud Perimeter package for your platform and install.

    • 32-bit:

      wget http://download.pertino.com/clients/linux/650-4705/pertino_650.4705-1_i386.deb
      sudo dpkg -i pertino_650.4705-1_i386.deb

    • 64-bit:

      wget http://download.pertino.com/clients/linux/650-4742/pertino_650.4742-1_amd64.deb
      sudo dpkg -i pertino_650.4742-1_amd64.deb

  • Step 2: When prompted, enter your username and password.
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  • Step 3: Confirm there is a new network interface attached to your private NetCloud Perimeter network by viewing the NetCloud Perimeter management interface or running the command below:

    ifconfig pertino0

    • The pertino0 interface will have a dynamic private address for IPv4 and IPv6. You will also have a privately accessible Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) displayed in the management console.

RedHat and CentOS

Using yum

  • Step 1: Download the latest NetCloud Perimeter package for your platform and install.

    sudo wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/pertino.repo http://reposerver.pertino.com/pertino.repo

  • Step 2: Install the NetCloud Perimeter client.

    sudo yum -y install pertino-client

  • Step 3: Start the NetCloud Perimeter service.
service pgateway start
  • Step 4: Authenticating to NetCloud Perimeter with username/password or API key.

    • ​​Authenticating using a username and password:​

  • Note: If your password contains special characters, put your password in single quotes.

sudo -i
cd /opt/pertino/pgateway
pertino -r -i

  • Authenticating using the APIKEY:

pertino -i -m insert_auth_key

ifconfig pertino0

  • The pertino0 interface will have a dynamic private address for IPv4 and IPv6. You will also have a privately accessible Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) displayed in the management console.

Related Articles/Links

For deployment automation, here is sample source code for Puppet and Chef in GitHub:


Published Date: 12/06/2017

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