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Before trying to install an agent, ensure that the RPM or dpkg utilities are installed and in the path by typing which rpm or which dpkg at the command line.


Uptime Agents require 'perl' and 'net-tools' packages. Use the following command to install:

yum install perl
yum install net-tools

To run the Uptime Agent with xinetd, install the xinetd package using the following command:

yum install xinetd

To install an agent on a Linux system, do the following: