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How to install packages from CLI





Steps to install Flowmon packages safely from command line (CLI).
The standard way of installation Flowmon packages is from Configuration Center -> Versions. Use this procedure only based on Flowmon support recommendations, or if it is necessary to upgrade several appliances at once.


Product: Flowmon OS

Version: Any

Platform: Any

Question/Problem Description:

How to install Flowmon update packages from CLI?

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1. Package provided by Flowmon support or downloaded from Kemp transfer e.g. using WinSCP to the appliance to directory /tmp. Rename this file if it is necessary e.g. by mv command. The file name must be update_file.tar.gz

2. Install package in CLI by php command:
/usr/bin/php /var/www/shtml/index.php Cli:InstallPackage -package=/tmp/update_file.tar.gz
Possible return values:
File does not exist!
Another installation is already running!
Installation started successfully!
Following error has occurred during update initiation: {$message}
3. Command does not return an installation result. You can verify the progress in Configuration Center -> Versions, or by command:
tailf /var/log/pkg_install.log

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