Read the prerequisites before you install Opsview Monitor.
Before you install Copied
We recommend that you read through these prerequisites prior to installing the Opsview Monitor software. We also recommend that you use the automated installation method to install Opsview Monitor.
When installing the Opsview Monitor software additional third-party software will be installed automatically, although some of the processes in this document may require that such software be installed first.
Opsview Monitor subscription Copied
A valid Opsview Monitor subscription is required before you can complete the installation of the Opsview Monitor software, which will provide you with a Software Key.
Before moving to Opsview Monitor 6.x Copied
Please carefully read the documentation associated with the version of Opsview you are currently running and the methods available to start using Opsview Monitor 6.x.
First installation Copied
If this is the first time you are installing Opsview Monitor, please follow the steps in the New Installation.
Fully Qualified Domain Name required Copied
To install Opsview version 6.x your server must have a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN). If not, you may receive the error messsage:
"opsview_host_domain'' cannot be empty!"
Update or migration Copied
If you need assistance with this process please contact the Opsview Customer Success team.
If you have customized your Apache configuration, you will need to convert and rewrite rules as part of the upgrade. See more information about converting Apache Rewrite Rules to Nginx Rewrite Rules.
Alternatively, if you would prefer to set up Opsview Monitor 6 on new hardware, please see Migrate Opsview to new hardware.
If you are unsure of whether to do an in-upgrade or a migration, please refer to Upgrade Notes.