DH2i DxEnterprise 20.0 Software: Installation Reference Guide for RHEL/CentOS

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Installation Reference for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS

This guide is command reference for installing DxEnterprise and its dependencies on RHEL or CentOS. For a more detailed installation guide, view the Installation Quick Start Guide for RHEL and CentOS.

Install Dependencies and Applications

Install updates

  • sudo yum update

Set host resolution for all nodes and Vhosts

  • sudo nano /etc/hosts

Ensure hostname is set and unique

  • hostname
  • sudo hostnamectl set-hostname <name>

    NOTE: A system restart is required to apply changes.

Install .NET Core Runtime (Red Hat/CentOS 8)

  • sudo dnf install dotnet-runtime-3.1

Install .NET Core Runtime (Red Hat 7)

  • subscription-manager repos ‐‐enable=rhel-7-server-dotnet-rpms
  • sudo yum install scl-utils
  • sudo yum install rh-dotnet31
  • scl enable rh-dotnet31 bash

Install .NET Core Runtime (CentOS 7)

  • sudo rpm -Uvh https://packages.microsoft.com/config/centos/7/packages-microsoft-prod.rpm
  • sudo yum install dotnet-runtime-3.1

Install remaining dependencies

  • sudo yum install udisks2 zip

Download the DxEnterprise repository configuration file

  • sudo wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/dh2i.repo https://repos.dh2i.com/<distro>/retail/repo.conf

    NOTE: Replace the <distro> parameter with rhel7, centos7, or rhel8 to download the correct .conf file. For CentOS 8, use rhel8.

Install DxEnterprise

  • sudo yum install -y dxenterprise

Configure DxEnterprise

Activate server license

  • sudo dxcli activate-server AAAA-BBBB-CCCC-DDDD

Set cluster passkey (first node installation)

  • sudo dxcli cluster-set-secret

Set One-Time PassKey (first node installation – requires NAT features enabled on license)

  • sudo dxcli set-otpk

Join existing cluster

  • sudo dxcli join-cluster


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