Apr 232010


Recently trying to package silent install of “Evolan Report” product. I faced with this error:

I googled a lot and found many posts complaining that it’s a Terminal Server issue but without solution.

Finally using the following command line before the setup arrange everything:

change user /install

After you finish your setup, just switch back to execution mode:

change user /execute
Apr 232010

After installing our working monitoring solution, it could be useful to have also logs available inside our monitoring web interface.
For that purpose we will use these ressources:

You will need Centreon-Syslog installation files. Please go to http://forge.centreon.com/ and register. You’ll be able to download sources after that:


Download the stable release (when I wrote, it was the 1.2.1 version). After getting the frontend and server files, transfer them on your server with WinSCP or any other tools you like.

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Apr 212010

New centreon is coming so let’s upgrade our installation:

Here is the changelog for the 2.1.6 version:

## Centreon 2.1.6

=> fix: missing column in eventlog csv export
=> fix: GMT generation problem
=> fix: problem with massive change on hosts
=> fix: prevents SQL injection in ping tool
=> fix: multiple external commands due to mouse clicks on menu 
=> fix: poller selection on monitoring page
=> enhancement: enhanced centstorage purge/sync
=> enhancement: better ACL engine
=> feature: displays poller information (running state, latency...)

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Apr 152010

After Nagios install (see my previous post), we will start our final step. Centreon installation

Download sources:

cd /usr/local/src/
sudo wget http://download.centreon.com/index.php?id=4242
sudo tar -xzf centreon-2.1.5.tar.gz
cd centreon-2.1.5
export PATH="$PATH:/usr/local/nagios/bin/"
sudo ./install.sh -i

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Apr 122010

Oups, seems I forgot to mention Nagios part 2 installation process 🙂 Sorry for this.

Ok let’s finish this Nagios install:

SNMP settings

Please edit /etc/default/snmpd

sudo nano /etc/default/snmpd

and change these sections:

#SNMPDOPTS='-Lsd -Lf /dev/null -u snmp -I -smux -p /var/run/snmpd.pid'
SNMPDOPTS='-Ls4d -Lf /dev/null -u snmp -I -smux -p /var/run/snmpd.pid'


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