Installing the OpsCenter deb package

Install the DataStax OpsCenter using APT repositories on Debian or Ubuntu distributions.

Install the DataStax OpsCenter using Yum repositories on RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, and Oracle Linux (OL) distributions. For a complete list of supported platforms, see DataStax OpsCenter – Supported Platforms.


  • APT Package Manager is installed.
  • Python 2.6+

The OpsCenter Debian and Ubuntu packaged releases runs as a service from root. The service initialization script is located in /etc/init.d. If the machine reboots, OpsCenter restarts automatically.


  1. Modify the aptitude repository source list file (/etc/apt/sources.list.d/
    $ echo "deb stable main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/
  2. Add the DataStax repository key to your aptitude trusted keys:
    $ curl -L | sudo apt-key add -
  3. Install the OpsCenter package using the APT Package Manager:
    $ apt-get update
    $ apt-get install opscenter

For most users, the out-of-box configuration should work just fine, but if you need to you can configure OpsCenter differently.

  1. Start OpsCenter:
    $ sudo service opscenterd start
  2. Connect to OpsCenter in a web browser using the following URL:
  3. Next you can add an existing cluster or provision a new one.