How To Install spine on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install spine on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
spine 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 cacti-spine
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install cacti-spine
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
spine and How to Install It?
Short description: Multi-Threading poller for cacti
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 spine 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 spine 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 spine using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install cacti-spine
Install spine on CentOS 8 using yum
Because spine 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 spine package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install cacti-spine
How to upgrade (update) a single package spine using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like spine in this example you should use the following command:
yum update cacti-spine
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade cacti-spine
How to Upgrade spine 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 cacti-spine
How To remove spine from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
spine package you can execute
sudo dnf remove cacti-spine
Extra info and code examples
Spine is a replacement for the default cmd.php poller in the cacti package. It primarily strives to be as fast as possible, and is designed for sites with large numbers of hosts and devices polled. If the default poller provided by cacti works for you, then you should not use this package. You should only use this package if the default poller is unable to complete a polling cycle in the required amount of time.
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 spine from CentOS 8.