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NetCloud Engine: How to Install NetCloud Engine Client on Linux

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Using apt

Using dpkg

Using yum

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Summary

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

NetCloud Engine 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 Engine installation.

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

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

  • Step 2: Add the NetCloud Engine 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 Engine client.
         -Ubuntu 16.04 Notes: To install the NCE Client on Ubuntu 16.04 you will need to make sure that python is installed. 
         -sudo apt-get install python (Run this command before installing the pertino-client)

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

  • 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 Engine network by viewing the NetCloud Engine 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 Engine package for your platform and install.

    • 32-bit:

      wget http://download.pertino.com/clients/linux/610-4659/pertino_610.4659-1_i386.deb
      sudo dpkg -i pertino_610.4659-1_i386.deb

    • 64-bit:

      wget http://download.pertino.com/clients/linux/610-4664/pertino_610.4664-1_amd64.deb
      sudo dpkg -i pertino_610.4664-1_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 Engine network by viewing the NetCloud Engine 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 Engine 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 Engine client.

    sudo yum -y install pertino-client

  • Step 3: To start NetCloud Engine, you must enter your NetCloud Engine account credentials by running the pertino command.

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

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

  • Step 4: Start the NetCloud Engine service.

    service pgateway start

  • Step 5: Confirm there is a new network interface attached to your private NetCloud Engine network by viewing the NetCloud Engine 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.

Related Articles/Links

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


Published Date: 07/14/2017

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