How To Install python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install python-neutron
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install python-neutron

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent and How to Install It?

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 python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent 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 python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent 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 python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install python-neutron

Install python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent on CentOS 8 using yum

Because python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent is available in CentOS 8’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install python-neutron

How to upgrade (update) a single package python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent in this example you should use the following command:

yum update python-neutron

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade python-neutron

How to Upgrade python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent 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 python-neutron

How To remove python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove python-neutron

Extra info and code examples

Neutron provides an API to dynamically request and configure virtual networks. These networks connect "interfaces" from other OpenStack services (such as vNICs from Nova VMs). The Neutron API supports extensions to provide advanced network capabilities, including QoS, ACLs, and network monitoring. This package provides the Python library.

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Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install python2-neutron-openvswitch-agent on CentOS 8

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