Installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux in silent mode or console mode

You should install the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux by using the SnapCenter user interface (UI). If you cannot use the SnapCenter UI for some reason, you can install the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux either in console mode or in silent mode by using the command-line interface (CLI).

Before you begin

About this task

For console mode installatio, you must provide the required installation information while installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux. For silent mode installation, you do not have to provide installation information while installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux.

Steps

  1. Download the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux from C:\ProgramData\NetApp\SnapCenter\Package Repository.
    This path is accessible from the host where the SnapCenter Server is installed.
  2. From the command prompt, navigate to the directory where you downloaded the installation file.
  3. Perform the following steps to install the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux in console mode:
    1. Run the executable file: ./SnapCenter_linux_host_plugin.bin –i console
    2. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.
  4. Install in silent mode: ./SnapCenter_linux_host_plugin.bin -i silent -DPORT -DSERVER_IP -DSERVER_PORT -DUSER_INSTALL_DIR=/opt/custom_path