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IT Inventory and Resource Management with OCS Inventory NG 1.02 by Barzan Tony Antal

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Deploying agents on Linux operating systems

Installing the agent on Linux operating systems can be done locally. Should we have an already implemented remote execution solution on those machines, we can use them. Either way, if we are performing the installation locally, we also have two possibilities. We have an interactive setup and an automated and unattended setup without user interaction.

The chances are that we can find ocsinventory-agent in our distribution's software repository. If we prefer that the installation be lead by the software package manager, then we can first verify whether the agent exists, and if so, what kind of version it is.

By now, we should be familiar with our distribution's package manager:

  • Installing OCS Inventory ...

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