Quick install CFEngine Enterprise

Recommended for new users and Linux users. Follow these steps to install the latest LTS version of CFEngine Enterprise. For other operating systems and versions, visit the Enterprise download page and follow the documentation

Quick install steps

Recommended for new users
1

Check the requirements

For CFEngine Hub

  • 64-bit machine with a recent version of Linux
  • 2gb of memory
  • 100mb of disk space per host you plan to connect to
  • Ports 5308 and 443 must be open & hostname must be set

For CFEngine Agent

  • 32/64-bit machine with a recent version of Linux
  • 20mb of memory
  • 20mb of disk space per host you plan to connect to
  • Port 5308 must be open
2

Download + install CFEngine Hub

Run the following command to download and automatically Install CFEngine Hub

wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/cfengine.packages/quick-install-cfengine-enterprise.sh  && sudo bash ./quick-install-cfengine-enterprise.sh hub

Once installed, you must bootstrap the hub to itself. Find the IP address of your machine using the (ifconfig) command, and run the following command:

sudo /var/cfengine/bin/cf-agent --bootstrap <IP address of policy server>
3

Download + install CFEngine Agent

Run the following command on any machine you'd like to connect to the Hub; it will download and automatically install the Agent.

wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/cfengine.packages/quick-install-cfengine-enterprise.sh  && sudo bash ./quick-install-cfengine-enterprise.sh agent

Now bootstrap the Agent to the Hub. Using the IP address from step 2 above, run the following command:

sudo /var/cfengine/bin/cf-agent --bootstrap <IP address of policy server>
4

Log in to CFEngine Mission Portal

In any modern browser, visit the IP address of your Hub from step 2 above.

Screenshot of the Mission Portal login screen. Header says CFEngine Enterprise, there are fields for username and password, a Remember me checkbox, and a Log in button.

Log in with username: admin & password: admin

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