[icinga-users] Installation fails

Michael Friedrich michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at
Sun Mar 25 13:53:18 CEST 2012


On 2012-03-24 23:32, bjoyce wrote:
> Thanks Jo, will try the doco you suggest.

that howto on howtoforge is sadly pretty much wrong, but telling the 
author did not change anything.

for that reason i've written a seperated guide on packages on the icinga 
wiki. that should be used in the first place - ever since i am 
maintaining the spec file as well.

https://wiki.icinga.org/display/howtos/Setting+up+Icinga+with+IDOUtils+on+RHEL

> Brad
> On 25/03/2012, at 7:32 AM, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
>
>>> Trying to install icinga on centos 5 64bit.
>>>
>>> Followed howto from http://www.howtoforge.com/icinga-monitoring-solution-installation-and-configuration-on-centos
>>>
>>> but get an error on this line.
>>> ./htpasswd -c /opt/icinga/etc/ntpasswd.users icingaadmin
>>>
>>>
>>> Comes up with a Usage error
>>> tried ./htpasswd2 with the same usage error.
>>>
>>> any ideas what could be wrong?
>> First, their is no htpasswd2 in CentOS, and are you simply adding the
>> ./ in your email?
>>
>> Second, why not use the docs for the application you are installing versus some random
>> page on the net? See http://docs.icinga.org/latest/en/
>>
>> Lastly, compiling from source? Sigh, bad tutorial... You shouldn't do that on a package
>> managed distribution, proper packages have been created. See http://repoforge.org/use/
>>
>> hth,
>> jlc
>>
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