Documentation

  • 2021.2
  • 09/16/2021
  • Public Content

Install
Edge Insights for Fleet

During the installation, you will be prompted to enter your product key. This key is in the email you received from the Intel® Registration Center. Contact if you do not have this email message.
The steps below explain how to:
  • Prepare your target system.
  • Copy the package.
  • Complete the installation steps.
Be aware that screenshots may show a package version number that is different from the current release. See the Release Notes for information on the current release.

Step 1: Prepare the
Target System

Make sure your target system has a fresh installation of Ubuntu* Linux* that corresponds to the version of
Edge Insights for Fleet
that you downloaded. If you need help installing
Ubuntu*
, follow these steps:
  1. Download to your
    developer workstation
    .
  2. Create a bootable flash drive using an imaging application, such as Startup Disk Creator, available on
    Ubuntu*
    .
  3. After flashing the USB drive, power off your target system, insert the USB drive, and power on the target system.
    If the
    target system
    doesn't boot from the USB drive, change the boot priority in the system BIOS.
  4. Follow the prompts to install
    Ubuntu*
    with the default configurations. For detailed instructions, see the .
  5. Power down your
    target system
    and remove the USB drive.
  6. Power up the
    target system
    . You will see
    Ubuntu*
    Desktop is successfully installed.
  7. You must have
    sudo
    access for the
    target system
    .
  8. You must have GUI access for the
    target system
    .

Step 2: Copy the
Edge Insights for Fleet
.zip File to the
Target System

In this step you copy
Edge Insights for Fleet
to your
target system
.
  1. Copy
    edge_insights_for_fleet.zip
    from the
    developer workstation
    to the Home directory on your
    target system
    . You can use a USB flash drive to copy the file. The icon looks like this:

Step 3: Extract the
Edge Insights for Fleet
Software

In this step you extract
edge_insights_for_fleet.zip
. You need to be on the
target system
to complete these steps.
  1. Make sure you have a working Internet connection.
  2. Open a new terminal.
  3. Extract the package:
    unzip edge_insights_for_fleet.zip
    If you download the file more than once, each download beyond the first is appended by a number.
  4. (Optional) Use the link in the
    readme
    file to open this Get Started Guide on the
    target system
    for an easy way to copy and paste commands.

Step 4: Install the
Edge Insights for Fleet
Software

If you are running behind a proxy server, please be sure that the proxy settings are configured correctly. The edgesoftware tool uses these proxy settings to download and install the modules.
You will now run a script that will download components and install
Edge Insights for Fleet
on your
target system
.
The software installation will take 1 to 2 hours. The completion time depends on your
target system
and Internet connection.
  1. Run these commands:
    cd edge_insights_for_fleet/ chmod 775 edgesoftware ./edgesoftware install
    If you encounter any Docker* pull-related issues during the installation process, refer to the Troubleshooting section.
  2. Type the product key at the prompt:
  3. Based on components selected and system configuration, you might be prompted for additional actions. For example, if your system is behind a proxy, you are asked to enter proxy settings.
When the installation is complete, you see the message
Installation of package complete
and the installation status for each module.
To confirm your installation was successful and for a quick look at how it works, use the Introduction to the Edge Software Command Line Interface (CLI).

Troubleshooting

  • Make sure you have an active internet connection during the full installation. If you lose Internet connectivity at any time, the installation might fail.
  • Make sure you are using a fresh
    Ubuntu*
    installation. Earlier software, especially Docker* and Docker Compose*, can cause issues.
If you're unable to resolve your issues, go to the .

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.