First do a standard install of CentOS 6.  After the standard install IP all the network cards to the proper IP addresses before you install Packetfence.  After that follow these steps-by-step instructions to install packetfence.

Update CentOS

1. yum update

Install Wget

2. yum install wget

Add RPMforge

3. wget

4. rpm –import or gpg –import

5. rpm -i rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

Add EPEL software repository:

6. rpm -Uvh

Add Open Fusion RPM Repository

7.rpm -Uvh

Exclude perl-Apache-Test from rpmforge and openfusion repository

8. Vi /etc/yum.repos.d/rpmforge.repo

9. Add the line exclude = perl-Apache-Test* on the section [rpmforge]

10.Vi /etc/yum.repos.d/openfusion.repo

11. add the line exclude = perl-Apache-Test* on the section [of]

12. In order to use the repository, just create a file named /etc/yum.repos.d/PacketFence.repo with the following content

13. [PacketFence]

name=PacketFence Repository




Install PacketFence with all its dependencies

14. yum groupinstall –enablerepo=PacketFence,rpmforge Packetfence-complete

Once packetfence is installed it can be configured at GUI interface


The management interface will be