Install Edge Insights for Fleet
- Prepare your target system.
- Copy the package.
- Complete the installation steps.
Step 1: Prepare the Target System
- Create a bootable flash drive using an imaging application, such as Startup Disk Creator, available on Ubuntu*.
- 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.
- Power down your target system and remove the USB drive.
- Power up the target system. You will see Ubuntu* Desktop is successfully installed.
- You must havesudoaccess for the target system.
- You must have GUI access for the target system.
Step 2: Copy the Edge Insights for Fleet .zip File to the Target System
- Copyedge_insights_for_fleet.zipfrom 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
- Make sure you have a working Internet connection.
- Open a new terminal.
- Extract the package:unzip edge_insights_for_fleet.zipIf you download the file more than once, each download beyond the first is appended by a number.
- (Optional) Use the link in thereadmefile 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
- Run these commands:cd edge_insights_for_fleet/ chmod 775 edgesoftware ./edgesoftware installIf you encounter any Docker* pull-related issues during the installation process, refer to the Troubleshooting section.
- Type the product key at the prompt:
- 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.
- 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.