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Install PacketFence on CentOS 6.x

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 http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

4. rpm –import http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt or gpg –import http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt

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

Add EPEL software repository:

6. rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm

Add Open Fusion RPM Repository

7.rpm -Uvh http://repo.openfusion.net/centos6-x86_64/openfusion-release-0.6.2-1.of.el6.noarch.rpm

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

baseurl=http://inverse.ca/downloads/PacketFence/RHEL$releasever/$basearch

gpgcheck=0

enabled=0

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

http://ipaddress:1444/configurator

The management interface will be

http://ipaddress:1443

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