How To Install tgtimg on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install tgtimg on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
tgtimg 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 scsi-target-utils
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install scsi-target-utils
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
tgtimg and How to Install It?
Short description: Linux SCSI target user-space daemon and tools
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 tgtimg 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 tgtimg 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 tgtimg using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install scsi-target-utils
Install tgtimg on CentOS 8 using yum
Because tgtimg 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 tgtimg package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install scsi-target-utils
How to upgrade (update) a single package tgtimg using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like tgtimg in this example you should use the following command:
yum update scsi-target-utils
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade scsi-target-utils
How to Upgrade tgtimg 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 scsi-target-utils
How To remove tgtimg from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
tgtimg package you can execute
sudo dnf remove scsi-target-utils
Extra info and code examples
The Linux target framework (tgt) allows a Linux system to provide SCSI devices (targets) over networked SCSI transports. tgt consists of a user-space daemon and user-space tools currently supporting the following transports: - iSCSI (SCSI over IP) - iSER (iSCSI over RDMA, using Infiniband) tgt also supports different storage types for use as backing stores for SCSI Logical Units: - Plain files and block devices - Ceph/RADOS RBD volumes - GlusterFS volumes This package includes the daemon and user-space tools.
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 tgtimg from CentOS 8.