How To Install msgcache on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install msgcache on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
msgcache as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install xymon-client
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install xymon-client
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
msgcache and How to Install It?
Short description: client for the Xymon network monitor
First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.
Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.
There are several ways to install msgcache on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):
In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.
Install msgcache on CentOS 8 using dnf
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install msgcache using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install xymon-client
Install msgcache on CentOS 8 using yum
Because msgcache is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install msgcache package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install xymon-client
How to upgrade (update) a single package msgcache using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like msgcache in this example you should use the following command:
yum update xymon-client
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade xymon-client
How to Upgrade msgcache on CentOS 8 with dnf?
When you run the
dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated.
However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as
the argument to the dnf update command.
dnf update xymon-client
How To remove msgcache from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
msgcache package you can execute
sudo dnf remove xymon-client
Extra info and code examples
Client data collection package for Xymon (previously known as Hobbit). This gathers statistics and data from a single system and reports it to the Xymon monitor. You should install this package on all systems if you have a Xymon server running. Additional checks are available in the package hobbit-plugins.
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the msgcache from CentOS 8.