How To Install A Redline Agent On A GWAVA 4 Appliance

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  • 12-May-2009
  • 07-Aug-2017


GWAVA 4 [Appliance Version]
Redline 3.1
Redline 3.5


The purpose of this document is to provide step-by-step instruction on how to install a Redline Agent on the appliance version of GWAVA 4.


  1. Create a Redline user account in GWAVA 4 for the Redline Agent to access.
  2. Copy the redline rpm from the suse.linux10 directory of the Redline download, to the Appliance server.
  3. Open a terminal to the GWAVA 4 server and type yast.
  4. Using the search dialog in Software Management, locate and install the following packages-
    • atk        1.10.3
    • gdk-pixbuf    0.22.0
    • gtk2        2.8.11
    The following will be selected automatically-
    • -auto-    Mesa        6.4.2
    • -auto-    cairo        1.0.2
    • -auto-    glitz        0.4.4
    • -auto-    gtk        1.2.10
    • -auto-    libdrm        2.0
    • -auto-    openmotif-libs    2.2.4
    • -auto-    pango        1.10.2
  5. Install the Redline rpm.  From the terminal in the directory of the redline rpm, type rpm -Uv redline-3.1.0-1.i586.rpm
  6. Remove the Control Center from auto-startup.  From the terminal, type chkconfig -del rlcenter
  7. Start Redline Agent.  /etc/init.d/rlagent start
  8. Check that the Redline Agent has registered with the Control Center.
  9. For Redline 3.5, go to the manage page of the appliance Redline Agent and add the GWAVA 4/5 Agent.  GWAVA agent should show in System View within 2-4 minutes.
  10. For Redline 3.1, open the /opt/beginfinite/redline/conf/rlagent.conf
    1. Delete "NEWINSTALL" under the [Global] section
    2. Configure [CCenter1] section with details and address of your Control Center
    3. Remove or disable all other sections except - [GLOBAL], [CCENTER1], [GWAVA], [REDLINE], and [HOST].
    4. IMPORTANT! Change the [GWAVA] header to [GW4V4].
    5. Enable and modify the [GW4V4] section with the appliance IP, newly created user/password (see step 1), and set port to 49282.
    6. Save the file.
    7. Restart the Redline Agent /etc/init.d/rlagent restart.

Additional Information

This article was originally published in the GWAVA knowledgebase as article ID 1262.