How To Install stap-exporter on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install stap-exporter on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
stap-exporter as well.
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 systemtap-exporter
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install systemtap-exporter
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: This package includes files for a systemd service that manages
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 stap-exporter 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.
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install stap-exporter using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install systemtap-exporter
Because stap-exporter 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 stap-exporter package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install systemtap-exporter
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like stap-exporter in this example you should use the following command:
yum update systemtap-exporter
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade systemtap-exporter
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 systemtap-exporter
To uninstall only the
stap-exporter package you can execute
sudo dnf remove systemtap-exporter
systemtap sessions and relays prometheus metrics from the sessions to remote requesters on demand.
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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 stap-exporter from CentOS 8.