How To Install sdiag on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install sdiag on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update sdiag 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 slurm-client
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install slurm-client

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

What is sdiag 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 sdiag 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 sdiag 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 sdiag using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install slurm-client

Install sdiag on CentOS 8 using yum

Because sdiag 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 sdiag package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install slurm-client

How to upgrade (update) a single package sdiag using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like sdiag in this example you should use the following command:

yum update slurm-client

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade slurm-client

How to Upgrade sdiag 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 slurm-client

How To remove sdiag from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the sdiag package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove slurm-client

Extra info and code examples

SLURM stands for Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management, it is an open-source cluster resource management and job scheduling system that strives to be simple, scalable, portable, fault-tolerant, and interconnect agnostic. This package contains all client side commands.


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

See also:

How To Install sdiag on CentOS 8

How To Install sdiag on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install sdiag on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install sdiag on Fedora 34

How To Install sdiag on Kali Linux

How To Install sdiag on Debian 11